United States of America
Shavon Garcia is from the Central Valley of California, and began her pageantry performance at Riverbank High School, followed by the Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets and then the Santa Clara Vanguard.
Shavon began teaching color guard at her alma mater for 6 successful years. She was also a technician for the Beyer High School World Class Colorguard from 2001 to 2003. Shavon then became the colorguard director and designer for Beyer from the Fall of 2005 through the spring of 2008. She was also the Colorguard Director of the CSU Fresno State Colorguard for seven years.
Shavon worked as a designer and instructor for the Vanguard Cadets, intermittently between the years of 2002 to 2009. She was also the Colorguard Caption head, designer, and interim Corps Director of Fever Drum & Bugle Corps. With Fever, she created a successful independent winterguard that received a WGI Bronze Medal in the A Class.
From 2014 through 2017 Shavon was the Colorguard Caption Head for Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps.
Shavon is the founder of the WGI World Class Finalist, and 2014 Bronze Medalist, Imbue Winterguard. Currently, she remains the director, designer, and is a movement and equipment instructor and choreographer for Imbue. Shavon has continued instructing, designing, choreographing, and consulting for many successful high school and independent programs throughout California. She most recently has joined the Western Band Association as an Adjudicator.
Shavon has been the Vice President of the Central Valley Guard & Percussion Circuit since 2008, has served on the WGI Advisory board for 6 terms, and The WGI Board of Directors for 3 years.
Shavon resides in Modesto, California and holds a BA in Psychology, which not only expands her ability as an educator, but allows her to pursue work in other realms of her passion.