Nicholas Tavares returns to the Reading Buccaneers for his eleventh summer of involvement with the Reading Buccaneers. He spent three summers as a performer, three summers as a member of the Color Guard Tech Staff and 2019 will mark his fifth year as the Caption Head and Designer.
Nicholas resides in Wilmington, Delaware and is very involved in the color guard activity in the area. He is currently the director of guards at Middletown High School in Middletown, Delaware and has led the group to numerous award and accolades over the last seven years to include recently being named the TOB Group 3 Open High Auxiliary winner. After many successful seasons of the Reading Buccaneers Color Guard having an unofficial working partnership with Field of View (WGI Open Class), in the winter of 2019, Nicholas will be joining their design and technical staff.
In the past, Nicholas has been fortunate to have worked with a number of groups in the Mid-Atlantic region to including Cab Calloway School of the Arts, William Penn High School, McKean High School, Brandywine High School, Apex, Bpex and Cpex Winter Guard, Haverford High School, Ridley High School and Mount Pleasant High School. Nicholas has had an extensive marching career to include, Reading Buccaneers 2009-2011, Black Watch Color Guard 2009-2010, Apex Winter Guard 1999-2003, 2005-2008, Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps 2000 and Brandywine High School 1996-1998. During the fall of 2016, Nicholas began his judging career with the National Judges Association in the area of Auxiliary.
Nicholas holds a degree in Early Childhood Education and Development and is the Program Coordinator at the Siegel Jewish Community Center: Early Childhood Center in Wilmington, Delaware.
Nicholas is extremely passionate about the performing arts and is honored to continue working with the Buccaneers this summer.
Meet Nick's 2019 Color Guard Staff