Before joining the Hawthorne Caballeros’ organization in 1966, Louis Storck first played in the percussion section, then became guard captain of Our Lady of Lourdes, in Paterson, NJ. In 1962, he was drum major, marching in front of the United States Navy Recruit Drum Corps. Since 1966, he has served as color guard captain and assistant drum major with Caballeros. Since 1985, he has been Hawthorne’s operations manager and has represented marching and color guard interests at Drum Corps Associates (DCA) Congresses. He has taught the Persuasion color guard since 1993, winning eight championships. He has also taught a number of drum and bugle corps and high school bands in New Jersey since 1957.
(Inducted as Regular Member 2004)