Director's Team

  • Davon Yonkers, Director of Bands
    • Davon J. Yonkers is currently the Director of Bands at Highland Springs High School directing all instrumental music ensembles.  Mr. Yonkers holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Music Education, both from Norfolk State University.  He is a native of Portsmouth, VA and has traveled abroad to perform “Black Broadway Rhythms” in the Edinburgh, Scotland Theater Festival.  Mr. Yonkers is married to his wonderful and musical wife, Danielle and they have 3 children.

  • Danielle Yonkers, Assistant Director of Bands (Auxiliary & Woodwind Instructor) 
    • Danielle Yonkers is a graduate of Norfolk State University where she received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Music Education.  She is also a graduate of the University of Richmond where she received a Post-Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies.  She is currently the Band & Orchestra Director at Holman Middle School and serves as the Assistant Band Director/Woodwind & Auxiliary instructor at Highland Springs High School.

  • Kim Storrs, Assistant Director of Bands (Brasswind Instructor)
  • Aaron Armwood, Assistant Director of Bands (Percussion Instructor)
    • Mr. Armwood, a native of South Richmond by way of Southeast Washington D.C. is a graduate of Norfolk State University with a bachelor’s degree in Music Education and Performance/Media.  He served as a member of the "Spartan Legion" Marching Band and notorious "Million Dollar Funk Squad", concert, wind, jazz, and percussion ensembles as well. He now serves as the Assistant Band Director/Percussion instructor here at Highland Springs High School. 

  • Willis King, Dance Coach
    • Coach Will is a proud alumnus of Norfolk State University, where he was a member of the world-renowned "Spartan Legion" Marching Band until he graduated in 2012 with a B.S. in Mass Communications, General Broadcasting. He is currently pursuing a B.F.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University, School of the Arts. He is currently the Dance Coach for Highland Springs High School “Marching Battalion.”

  • Gayle Brown, Flag Coach