Mr. Acheson has grown up in the marching community, beginning his career marching with the World Champion Cavaliers Drum and Bugle corps from 2002-2005 serving as both flag captain, and guard seargent. He then taught the corps from 2006-2009. During that time he performed with world champion Pride of Cincinnati from 2005-2007. In 2010 he Joined the staff at The Woodlands High School, Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps as well as Cypress Independent from Houston Texas. He then continued on to The Woodlands College Park and The Crossman Drum and Bugle Corps.
Mr. Acheson then went on to serve in the U.S. Army as a Combat Medic with a tour in Afghanistan, teaching when he could with various groups in the U.S. Many Groups that he has taught include Millenia Drum and Bugle Corps (Italy), Marcus H.S. (Texas), Lehman H.S. (Texas), Beechwood H.S.(Kentucky), and Paul Laurence Dunbar H.S. (Kentucky).