Chad Thompson has been heavily involved with performance in the marching arts since 2008. A native to Murray Kentucky, Chad marched with the Murray High School band for 3 years, the MSU Racer Band for 2 years, and throughout he marched with The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps for 5 years from 2011-2015. He ended his youth performance career marching with Rhythm X Winds for the 2016 WGI season.
Alongside a lengthy performance career, Chad has also taught with a number of groups in both the visual and music captions. He spent 6 years teaching visual with the Calloway County high school band from Murray Ky, as well as 2 years of visual with the MSU Racer Band. Recently, He taught with the Legends Drum and Bugle Corps for the 2016-2017 seasons. He has also worked with several different groups for band camps, choreography, drill design and show design.