Directors from Left to Right are: Professor Jennifer Tinnell, Dr. Scott Bersaglia, and Dr. Chad Floyd

Jennifer Tinnell

Director of Bands and Instructor in Music

Ms. Tinnell was appointed as assistant director of bands in 2001 after her tenure at Marion County High School.  At Marion County she lead her band to a 1A KMEA state championship and many distinguished ratings with her concert band.  In 2005 she moved to head director of the Campbellsville University Tiger Marching Band, and then took over as Director of Bands in 2008.  Currently, she teaches marching band, jazz ensemble, pep band, concert band, wind ensemble, and applied trombone.  Ms. Tinnell is an alumni of Campbellsville University, earning both her bachelor's and master's degree in music education here.

Phone: 270/789-5058
Email: jltinnell at



Scott Bersaglia

Assistant Professor of Music and Assistant Director of Bands

Scott Bersaglia is currently Assistant Professor of Music and Assistant Director of Bands at Campbellsville University where he teaches courses in conducting, music education, and chamber winds.  In addition to his duties at Campbellsville, Dr. Bersaglia is Music Director of the Sacred Winds Ensemble and Conductor of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Orchestra.

From 2005-2008, Dr. Bersaglia was Assistant Director of Bands at the University of Michigan where he served as Assistant Director of the Michigan Marching Band, Conductor of the Campus and University Bands, Director of the Michigan Hockey Band, instructor of undergraduate conducting, and faculty advisor for Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. From 2000-2002, he was Director of Bands at South Laurel High School (KY) where he founded the South Laurel Commissioning Project and South Laurel Chamber Players.

Dr. Bersaglia is a frequent contributing author to GIA’s Teaching Music Through Performance in Band series and has served as guest conductor in Kentucky, Texas, Michigan, Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina as well as presented at the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago.  He is a member of the College Band Directors National Association, the Conductors Guild, the World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles, and the Kentucky Music Educators Association, as well as honorary memberships in Tau Beta Sigma (Lambda) and Kappa Kappa Psi (Nu).

A Kentucky native, Dr. Bersaglia holds degrees from Morehead State University and The University of Texas at Austin. His principle teachers include Frank Oddis (percussion) and Richard Miles, Greg Detweiler, and Jerry Junkin (conducting). Dr. Bersaglia lives Campbellsville with his wife, Jennifer, and their daughter, Isabella Matea.

Phone: 270/789-5527
Email: gsbersaglia at


Chad Floyd

Assistant Professor of Music and Assistant Director of Tiger Marching Band

Dr. Chad Floyd's degrees include a BME from Campbellsville University, a MM from Belmont University, a Masters in Educational Leadership from Eastern Kentucky University, and a DMA in percussion performance from the University of Kentucky. 

As a performer, Dr. Floyd has had experience in many styles of music with several different groups. He has performed internationally (Japan and South Korea) as drummer for the Brazilian-based group, Almeida Duo. He has also performed multiple times with the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra, Bowling Green Chamber Orchestra, Sacred Winds Ensemble, and Sacred Winds Chamber Players. While in Nashville, Tennessee, he served as drummer for the award winning band, Stoik Oak, performed as percussionist alongside the Nashville Ballet, and served as drummer for the Grammy-nominated members of Sojourn Fare.

Dr. Floyd currently serves as an active performer, clinician, guest conductor, and KMEA adjudicator. He is an active member of the Percussive Arts Society, serving as publicist for the Kentucky PAS chapter. He is also a member of the National Association for Music Education and the Kentucky Music Educators Association. He is a contributing author to both the Kentucky and New Jersey official music education journals. Chad Floyd is proud to be an artist endorsee/clinician for Pearl Drums and Adams Musical Instruments, Evans Drumheads and Innovative Percussion Sticks and Mallets.

Phone: 270/789-5425
Email: ccfloyd at