Elena Samoilova

Leadership Coach

Elena began her marching band career by accident and out of openness in 2004, joining the Calgary Round-Up Band. Having fallen in love with the marching band world, she stayed for eight more years, spending the last five in Stampede. Elena developed a passion for providing support to developing leaders through being on the leadership team for multiple years, as head Drum Major in Stampede for two of them. She aged out of Stampede as a World Champion in 2012 and since then has been involved with helping Drum Majors and leadership types of different bands. Outside of school and marching band, Elena does a lot of salsa dancing and has her BComm in HR and a BA in Communication Studies.

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