Rob started his drum corps/winter guard life with the Kingsmen Drum and Bugle corps from Fitchburg, Mas.. as a member of the drumline. From there, he was a founding member of the Adonis Winter Guard and served as captain and helped build that team from Class A to the World Class. He also was member of The Cadets Drum Corps and part of the first boys that joined the guard. He has been teaching for drum corps, marching band, and winter guard for 30 years. These include the Spartans Drum Corps, Salem High School (NH), St. Catherine's from Somerville, Mystique, and, for the past 20 years, with Salem Blue, earning two silver medals in the IA Class. He has been on The Cadets Color Guard Staff in 2013, and from 2021 to the present. Rob has Ph.D from Tufts University and did his post-doctoral work at Harvard University. He currently works at AstraZeneca pharmaceutical company as Sr. Director of Clinical and Scientific Alliances in Oncology and lives in Nashua, NH.