Stathis Linardos has been with Heat Wave since its inaugural season in 2015. Beginning as an original member of the Heat Wave Brass as a high brass technician, moving into the Caption Head position from 2017-2019 and is now entering a new role as Program Director. Stathis Linardos currently works as a Music Teacher and Winterguard Director at Calvary Christian High School. Stathis has worked with the Calvary Christian High School Warrior Marching Band as the drill writer and visual coordinator since its inception in 2011. Stathis has worked with a variety of other marching and concert bands as a consultant and technician. He has also been a judge at the Association of Christian Schools Florida Concert Band Festival. Stathis is a graduate of the University of South Florida holding a bachelor's degree in music education. During his time at the University he played in various ensembles and studied trumpet under Dr. Jay Coble. Stathis has marched two seasons with the Teal Sound Drum and Bugle Corps ('09 & '11). He currently resides in Clearwater, Florida.