Jon Popham

Drill Writer

Jon Popham is a visual designer, consultant, and instructor who is very active and closely connected to the marching arts activity. Jon has experience designing shows; as well as providing visual feedback and marching instruction.  Jon has conducted clinics for marching and movement skills in California, Colorado, Ohio, and Kentucky.

As an instructor, Jon is currently a visual instructor for the Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps; 2017 will be his 5th year with the organization. Jon has previous experience teaching with the Glassmen Drum and Bugle Corps for the 2011 and 2012 seasons. In addition to teaching DCI, Jon works with WGI Percussion Independent World group, Capital City Percussion.


In the fall months, Jon is the visual caption head for the Williamstown “Band of Spirit” and Sycamore High School Marching Band. Jon graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2012 and recently completed his Master of Arts in Teaching for Special Education. Jon is a special education teacher at Williamstown Independent Schools.