This will be Tyler Richards 7th year with The Cavaliers. He started as a marching member in 2008, 2010 and 2011, and has been on the color guard staff for 2013, 2015 and 2016. 

Tyler began his performing career in California with his middle school and high school color guards. He started marching drum corps at a young age by joining the Sacramento Mandarins in 2005, and then moving to Santa Clara Vanguard in 2006 and 2007. He performed with his high school winterguard, as well as the Santa Clara Vanguard Winterguard 2008-2011. Since aging out of drum corps in 2011, Tyler has been touring with the Tony and Emmy awards winning production Blast! 

Tyler has taught numerous high schools in Northern California and Indiana, Santa Clara Vanguard Winterguard, Escalade Winterguard, Bluecoats, and is currently teaching at Carmel HS and Pride of Cincinnati.