Chad Schaedler is the current program coordinator and battery arranger for the WGI PIA world champion ensemble Modulation Z. He is also currently on staff at Missouri State University working with the MSU Pride marching percussion program. Over the past 25 years Chad has served the marching arts as a designer, arranger, adjudicator and most importantly as an educator. He has instructed a number of percussion ensembles at all levels including The Cavaliers, The Crossmen, The Bluecoats, The Colts, Gateway Indoor, and various high school programs across the country. Chad is an Innovative Percussion and EVANS drumhead artist who currently resides in O'Fallon, Missouri with his wife Kim and their four children—Cameron, Dalen, Ella, and Gannon.