Apache Band Staff

Name Position Email
Ian McDaniel Head Band Director ian.mcdaniel@gonzalesisd.net
Jerry Scoggin Assistant Band Director jerry.scoggin@gonzalesisd.net
Eve Waddell Twirler Sponsor eve.waddell@gonzalesisd.net
Jamie Wenger Front Ensemble Tech

Meet the Directors:

  • Ian McDaniel, Head Band Director 


    Mr. McDaniel has been teaching in Gonzales since the spring of 2015. He earned his Bachelor of Music Education from Texas State University where he performed in the Concert Band, Trombone Ensemble, and the Bobcat Marching Band. He has also performed with the San Antonio Chamber Winds, Crossmen Winds, and Symphony of the Hills.




    Jerry Scoggin, Assistant Band Director

    Mr. Scoggin has been a band director for Gonzales ISD since 2007 and began his teaching career in the fall of 1994, with positions in Oklahoma, Alabama and Texas. He is currently the Director of North Avenue Intermediate as well as an Assistant Director at Gonzales High School and Junior High. He earned his Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1994, where he marched with the Pride of Oklahoma Marching Band, and participated in the Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Ensembles.

    Aside from teaching music, Mr. Scoggin enjoys a variety of activities including, scuba diving, traveling, reading, movies, playing guitar, and outdoor activities.