• Mr. David Caddell

    David Caddell is currently the Echols Middle School director of bands.  The 2022-2023 school year marks his 18th year teaching public school (17th year at Echols.). Under his direction, the Echols Band program has seen continual growth and has consistently received superior ratings at the Alabama Bandmasters Association Music Performance Assessment.  The Echols Band has performed around the southeast in Atlanta, Gatlinburg, and Orlando.  Mr. Caddell serves as a mentor and cooperating teacher to University of Alabama undergraduate music education students as well as younger/newer band directors for the Tuscaloosa County School System.

    David Caddell holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts in Music Education from the University of Alabama.  His professional affiliations include membership in the National Association for Music Education, National Bandmasters Association, Alabama Bandmasters Association and the Alabama Education Association.

    Mr. Caddell currently resides in his hometown of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. In his free time, Mr. Caddell enjoys playing live team trivia, driving, finding new places to eat in and around Tuscaloosa, and assembling jigsaw puzzles.  (Also, coffee....Mr. Caddell loves coffee).

    Dr. Danielle Todd