Band of Tigers Staff
Band Camp 2001

Director - Steven E. Knob
Mr. Knob is in his fifth year as director of the Band of Tigers and he is looking forward to it being the best yet. Although primarily a brass player, Mr. Knob is skilled on all instruments, including percussion and colorguard. He is originally from Bowling Green and spent his high school years in Nashville, TN. He marched in the Guardsmen Drum Corps for 4 years before moving to Florida where he completed his Bachelor's degree at the University of Florida. Mr Knob later earned his Master of Music at the University of Arkansas. After teaching in Florida for 9 years, Mr. Knob has returned to his home state of Kentucky and has been proud to continue the tradition of excellence with the HHS Band of Tigers.

Assistant Director - James O. Gregory
Mr. Gregory is the director of the Hopkinsville Middle School Band and will be involved in the high school band program for the fourth year. Under his instruction, the middle school band program has seen substantial growth. A Greenville native, Mr. Gregory is pleased to be working with the people of the Hopkinsville community. He is a graduate of Western Kentucky University.

Guard Instructor - Sherrie Knob
In addition to her duties as color guard instructor, Mrs. Knob is also the Choral Director at Hopkinsville Middle School and Assistant Choral Director at Hopkinsville HS. She brings her music and theatre experiences to the colorguard area as well as assists in many other areas of the band program. Mrs. Knob is a native Floridian and a graduate of Florida State University.

Percussion Instructor - Paul Hostilo
Mr. Hostilo is an HHS Band of Tigers alumni. His daughter, Elizabeth, is a senior percussion section member, carrying on the Tiger Pride for another generation. Mr. Hostilo works with all of the percussion section during both band camp and throughout the regular season. His love of drumming and students make him an effective teacher and leader and we are pleased to have him.

Special Staff
Mike Mann - percussion arranger, clinician (HHS alumni '74)
Justin Combs - woodwinds, marching (HHS alumni '02)
Kristin Jones - woodwinds, marching (HHS alumni '99)
Kinley Kisselbaugh - high brass, marching (HHS alumni '01)
Zach Monday - high brass, marching (HHS alumni '02)
Jerry Phillips - high brass, marching (HHS alumni '01)

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