Color Guard Designer, The Cadets
Eric Babula has been performing and teaching in the drum corps activity for well over a decade. He returns to The Cadets in 2017 for his sixth year as a staff member and his twelfth year with the corps.
In 2002, at the age of 16, Eric joined The Cadets where he went on to march six seasons; winning the DCI World Championship title with the corps in 2005. He returned to the corps as an instructor/choreographer from 2010-2015, serving as the Color Guard Caption Supervisor in 2013 and 2014. In 2016, he was a choreographer with Phantom Regiment.
In addition, he has designed and choreographed for many marching bands and winter guards including Black Gold Winter Guard, Legacy High School, Flower Mound High School, Cypress Independent and most recently Byron Nelson High School, Wiregrass Ranch High School, Trumbull High School and Alter Ego.
Originally from Burlington, NJ, he currently lives in Derby, CT where he serves as the Color Guard Director for Trumbull High School and works for the MBI Corporation.
(Top): Eric (second from right) and The 2002 Cadets Rifle Line
(Left): Eric in The Cadets' 2005 World-Championship performance of The Zone
(Right): Eric Babula & fellow Cadets alum/instructor Katie Hopkins