Rodney Goodhart is one of many accomplished drum and bugle corps participants who was a member of the United States Air Force Drum and Bugle Corps. Following his years of service, he was drum instructor of Baltimore’s Yankee Rebels for about 10 years. He was widely considered to be an excellent teacher and attracted many excellent drummers to the corps. He was the first instructor to field a 12-man snare drum line.. He was a percussion judge for Drum Corps International (DCI), beginning in 1971.