From a Santa Clara Vanguard press release To SCV Members, Alumni and Friends, It is with great regret we announce Rick Valenzuela's resignation as director of the Santa Clara Vanguard, effective Oct. 31, 2005. The Santa Clara Vanguard greatly appreciates Rick's 20-plus years of commitment to the corps, the SCV organization, to Drum Corps International and most importantly to the marching members. Read more on this press release at