Please welcome Eric Prado as the new color guard instructor for the Stratford Color Guard. Before teaching at Stratford, Mr. Prado was teaching summer color guard clinics in Philadelphia, Pa. Mr. Prado previously taught at Terry High School in Rosenberg, Texas. Prior to teaching at Terry High School, he was the Color Guard Director at Texas A&M University - Commerce and was a competitive ballroom dancer at the world renowned Arthur Murray Dance Studio. Mr. Prado has performed with such competitive ensembles as Insignia Winterguard, Madison Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps, and Frontier Drum & Bugle Corps. He has an extensive dance background ranging from contemporary, ballet, lyrical, jazz, ballroom, and hip hop. Mr. Prado also has a musical background playing alto and bass clarinet, and flute. He is a proud Cancer Survivor and is a published writer. Aside from writing and teaching color guard, Mr. Prado enjoys baseball and is a proud Texas Rangers fan.