Joan Noble-Pruett started working with the Michigan dance team in 2012. She brings a wealth of experience gathered through her years working with color guard ensembles across the country. She is currently serving her 19th season with the Michigan Marching Band as the flag instructor and also directs the Michigan Winter Ensemble competition color guard of the Michigan Marching Band. With the dance team, she lends her expertise in formations, transitions and precise execution.
Noble-Pruett continues to work with numerous high school programs throughout the country and is a sought-after judge around the United States for competitions. Each summer she is a featured instructor at Central Michigan University’s drum major and color guard clinics. Prior to coaching at Michigan, Noble-Pruett was the color guard instructor for the Indiana University Marching Hundred for four years. She also taught color guard and dance with the Star of Indiana Drum and Bugle Corps and the Spirit of Atlanta.