Teddy Mack is the Director or Banks 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.
Joseph Stephens is the Assistant Director of Bands at North Paulding High School and a native of Newnan, Georgia. Joseph is also the Percussion Caption Head and Battery Arranger for the Atlanta CV and Co-Battery Coordinator for Q2. He attended Jacksonville State University where he obtained a bachelors in Music Education and having studied under Dr. Ken Bodiford, Clint Gillespie, Dr. Tony McCutchen, and Chris Lindley.
During his tenure at Jacksonville State, Mr. Stephens was a member of the Marching Southerners. He was appointed drum captain during the 2014 and 2015 seasons. While attending JSU, he performed with numerous ensembles within the department of music. Mr. Stephens has also marched with various independent ensembles including Odyssey Percussion Theater in 2009, Terminus Atlanta Percussion in 2011, Spirit of Atlanta Drum and Bugle Corps in 2013, and Atlanta Quest in 2014.
Mr. Stephens instructional experience includes numerous scholastic groups throughout Georgia and Alabama including East Coweta High School, Hillgrove High School, North Cobb High School, Carrollton High School, Baldwin High School, Albertville High School, Buford High School, Gilmer County High School, Jacksonville High School, Calera High School, Shelby County High School, and St. Clair County High School.
Mr. Stephens is currently an Assistant Director/Percussion Director at North Paulding High School in Dallas, Georgia and serves as the Battery Coordinator for the DCA Open Class Finalist Atlanta CV Drum and Bugle Corps.
Mr. Stephens is currently endorsed by Dynasty USA and Bergerault percussion instruments and Vic Firth sticks and mallets.