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Field Pass Podcast: Spring training check-ins (Part II)
Bluecoats color guard members at the corps? spring training rehearsal facility.Photo by: Facebook

Field Pass Podcast: Spring training check-ins (Part II)

by Dan Potter

Twenty days until the step-off of the 2017 DCI Tour and spring training is at full speed for most of DCI's World Class corps. Dan Potter checks in with the Madison Scouts and reigning champs, the Bluecoats, in this week's Field Pass.





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Dan PotterDan Potter has been hooked on drum corps and competitive marching band for almost 40 years. He is the announcer for many Drum Corps International and marching band shows nationwide and is the host of DCI's "Field Pass," the official podcast of Marching Music's Major League™.

Drum Major of the Geneseo Knights Drum and Bugle Corps from 1979-1981, Dan was also on the staff of the Glassmen and has taught or consulted high school marching bands in Indiana, Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma.

Dan is the host of the "KRMG Morning News with Dan Potter" in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  He has been a news anchor, radio personality and manager of newsrooms for 35 years. He is the recipient of numerous broadcast journalism awards including the 2015 National Association of Broadcasters Marconi Award for Medium Market Personality of the Year. He's also won the prestigious Radio-Television News Directors Association's Edward R. Murrow award for best radio newscast in the U.S. (2000) and the DuPont-Columbia Silver Baton for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism (2004). In fact, he's the only American radio journalist ever to win all three of those awards.