Teddy Mack is the Director of Bands at North Paulding High School. Prior to his current role, Teddy taught at New Hampstead High School located in Bloomingdale, Georgia in 2016 before moving to North Paulding High School as the Assistant Director of Bands in 2018.  Teddy became the Director of Bands at North Paulding High School in 2019.  He completed the online Master of Music Education program from the University of Florida in 2021 and the Bachelor of Music Education from Georgia State University in 2016, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. 

Teddy lives in Marietta, Georgia with his wife Regan and dog Apollo.  Teddy is responsible for in the entirety of the North Paulding Band Program. This includes the Wolfpack Pride Marching Band, four concert bands, jazz band, percussion ensemble, indoor percussion, and winterguard.

Javan Gray is the Assistant Director of Bands at North Paulding High School. Ms. Gray is originally from the Northern Virginia area where she found her love for band. She began playing saxophone in sixth grade and later joined marching band during high school. During high school, she participated in the Mid-Atlantic Honor Band at the Shenandoah Conservatory and was also a member during the sixth season of Virginia Winds Academy, formerly known as Northern Virginia Youth Winds.

Following high school, she attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where she studied music education. During her years at UT, she was an active member of the Pride of the Southland Marching Band as both a marcher and, eventually, as an undergraduate assistant to the directors. Additionally, she was a member of the UT concert ensembles, UT Saxophone Ensemble, World Percussion Ensemble, and various saxophone quartets. She completed her student teaching internship with the Halls High School and Halls Middle School band programs, as well as the Fountain City Elementary general music program in Knoxville, TN.

Although music and band are her passion, when she isn’t playing or teaching, Ms. Gray enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and two cats, Midnight and Mamas.

Andrew Coyle is the Percussion Director at North Paulding High School. Hailing from the Charlotte, North Carolina metro area, Mr. Coyle has performed with numerous concert and marching ensembles throughout his early career. He has studied privately with many world-class educators such as Dr. Rick Dior, Dr. Andrew Blair, Dr. Brant Blackard, Dr. Annie Stevens, and Paul Nalesnik.

Mr. Coyle most recently attended Virginia Tech, where he performed with the university’s Wind, Orchestra, Percussion, and Marching ensembles. During his time in Virginia, he served as the Percussion Director for Christiansburg High School & Middle School. This is where he formed the first group in Montgomery County to ever attend the WGI World Championships in Dayton, Ohio. He still serves as a composer, arranger, and clinician for many schools in Virginia, North Carolina, and New Jersey.

During the pandemic, Mr. Coyle started to get involved with administration and logistics for numerous High School, WGI, and Drum Corps ensembles across the nation. Within the past year, he has been to 46 states serving programs with his expertise and experience.

In addition to his work in music education, Mr. Coyle also served in Production Crews for ACC Network, ESPN, and HokieVision. Outside of the music realm, you can find Mr. Coyle hanging out with his Australian Shepherd, Charlie, or cheering on his Hokies & Denver sports teams! He is excited to continue working with an exceptionally strong Percussion program and create the Tradition of Excellence!