MEET OUR DIRECTORS
Jeff Johnson is in his 21st year of teaching at Clements High School and serves as the Head Band Director. Mr. Johnson is an alumnus of Clements, class of 1997, and subsequently earned his Bachelor's and Master's of Music degrees from Sam Houston State University. He joined the faculty at Clements in 2002 and has worked there for his entire career. Mr. Johnson has been a member of the Sugar Land community since childhood and currently lives with his family in the First Colony area. His wife, Jennifer, is also a Clements graduate (class of 1996), and the two of them are high-school sweethearts. They have two boys—Nathan, a sophomore at Sam Houston State University, and Andrew, a junior at CHS. They also enjoy time with their two Great Danes, Myla & Gracie.
Leslie Flynn is in her 8th year at Clements High School. She serves as the woodwind specialist and conducts the Concert 1 Band. Mrs. Flynn graduated from Indiana University with a major in Music Education and a minor in Wind Conducting. She lives in the Richmond community with her husband, Daniel Flynn, and their great pyrenees, Marleigh.
Kyle Emiliani is in his 3rd year of teaching, but his 1st at Clements High School. He is a graduate of Sam Houston State University where he majored in Music Education. At Clements, he serves as the brass specialist and conducts the Concert 2 Band. He enjoys fishing, playing golf and spending time with his family. Mr. E is very excited to be apart of the Ranger family!
Mr. Waites has been involved with the Clements High School Band program as a consultant, instructor, and for the last 8 years as a full time band director/percussion specialist since 1998. Mr. Waites resides in the Richmond area with his wife Staci, who is an elementary music teacher, and his daughter Emma, also a percussionist. He enjoys Texas BBQ, fishing on the Gulf Coast, and hanging out with his family on the weekends.
Preston Winton is in his 3rd year of teaching at Clements High School. He was born and raised in Austin, TX, where he discovered his passion for the marching arts. At Clements, Mr. Winton serves as director for both the high school and middle school color guard programs. Outside of the classroom, he is an avid board gamer, swimmer, and arts and craftsman.