Justin Surface was born and raised in Indiana, where as a middle school and high school student he pursued both percussion and color guard/winter guard. In his junior year of high school Justin began his teaching career by joining the staff of multiple local Indiana high schools. Upon graduating at the top of his class, he pursued color guard performance by marching with the Cavaliers and Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps. Since graduating high school, Justin has taught at several successful programs culminating in 3 marching band finalist performances, 6 gold medal winter guard champions, numerous Indiana State Finalist participant groups, and 3 WGI World Championship groups just to highlight a few. Justin is also a formally trained color guard judge with WGI adjudicator certification. In total Justin has been teaching for 15 years. When not teaching or judging color guard, Justin works full time as a Supervisor for Kohls.
Justin joined the staff of Spintronix Indoor Guard as show designer in 2016, at led the team to two IRA Missouri State Champion titles in 2017 and 2018. Thanks to his efforts, the team has moved up in class and even attended Winter Guard International events.
You can follow his Instagram at @j_dex07