Welcome to the Pioneer Band page!
The pioneer band is under the direction of Mr. Josh Ogle. Mr. Ogle is a native of Knoxville, Tn graduating from Knox Carter High School. After graduating from The University of Tennessee, Mr. Ogle began his career at Cloudland High School in Roan Mountain, Tn. where he developed an outstanding program acheiving great success in their class at festivals and competitions. From there, Mr. Ogle moved to be the band director at Watauga High School in North Carolina. There too, the band program achieved great success at band festivals and competitions. DCHS is proud to have Mr. Ogle and excited for what he brings to the program and the future of the Pioneer Band.
The assistant band director for the Pioneer band is Mr. Johnathan Garst. Mr. Garst is a graduate of David Crockett High School. He received his Bachelor's degree from East Tennessee State University then earned his Master's degree in education from Tusculum College. Mr. Garst began his teaching career in Washington County as the assistant band director at Daniel Boone High School before transfering to David Crockett High School in 2019.