Mrs. Jeannine Ford

Jeannine Ford has been the Director of Color Guards at The Tarpon Springs High School Leadership Conservatory for the Arts for the past twenty-five years. Her responsibilities include directing the marching band color guard, WGI World Class and A Class Winter Guards, and assisting with the dance technique curriculums. The Tarpon Springs Color Guard is one of the most accomplished scholastic color guard programs in the country. In both 2014 and 2016, the Tarpon Springs World Guard were crowned the WGI Scholastic World Champions in Dayton, Ohio at the WGI World Championships. Jeannine directed the Tarpon Springs World and Arts Colorguards to an FFCC Scholastic State Champions in 2021.

 

Mrs. Ford is one of the most successful guard directors and technicians in the United States. She infuses leadership skills and character development into all aspects of her curriculum. In addition to her responsibilities at Tarpon Springs High School, Mrs. Ford has designed and choreographed for many color guards throughout the band and drum corps idioms.  In 2002, Jeannine had the distinct honor to choreograph the visual ensemble for The Opening Ceremonies for the FIFA World Cup Soccer Games in Daejeon Metropolitan City, South Korea. Jeannine attended Fresno State University, where she majored in dance and minored in theatre. She has been a performer in many dance troupes as well as a performing member in The DCI World Champions Cadets of Bergen County, and WGI World Champions Emerald Marquis. In 2005, Jeannine was selected as choreographer and color guard director for The Bands of America Rose Bowl Honor Band and again in 2009. Jeannine is a member of the FFCC advisory Board and the Education Committee and a member of the FFCC mentors program which provides fellowship and guidance for new Colorguard Directors. She is also a member of the WGI Advisory Board.

 

In addition to her responsibilities at the Conservatory, Jeannine is the office manager for Inspire Music and Entertainment Productions. Where she collaborates with band programs all across the United States and parts of Asia. Jeannine is an Executive partner at KW Ubaldini Group and Space Coast Market Center. Most recently, Jeannine was awarded the prestigious Inspire award by the Pinellas Chamber of Commerce for her dedication to our youth.

 

Jeannine has been married to husband Kevin since 1995 and is the proud mother of two beautiful daughters, Madison Riele and Brooklyn Avery.

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Mrs. Jeannine Ford, Director of Color Guard

2014 WGI Scholastic World Champions

2010 WGI Scholastic Open Silver Medalists

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