Full Time Faculty

  • Andrew Hershey, M.S.:  Rank: Associate Professor in Adventure Sports Program; Degrees: Slippery Rock University 1998 Bachelors - Park and Resource Management; 2000 Masters -Sports Management; Expertise: American Mountain Guide Association Rigging for Rescue, Single Pitch & Top Rope Site Manager, Instructor Trainer, Climbing Wall Instructor (Lead), Leave No Trace Master Educator, Risk Management, Leadership; Courses: Climbing, Practicum Preparation and Internship, Introduction to Adventure Sports, Parks and Recreation, Program Planning, Backcountry Living Skills, Search and Rescue, Wilderness Guide Instructor; Leave No Trace Master Educator, AMGA Climbing Wall ID, Ice Climbing, Eastern Mountaineering, Winter Adventure Skills


  • Mike Logsdon, M.S.: Rank: Professor and Executive Director, Adventuresports Institute; Degrees: West Virginia University 1975 Bachelors and Masters of Science degree in Electrical Engineering; Expertise: American Canoe Association Instructor Trainer – Rafting; National Ski Patrol Instructor - Mountain Travel & Rescue, Skiing, paddle sports; Courses: Rafting, Oar Rigging


  • Therese Peterson, M.S.: Rank:  Associate Professor in Adventure Sports Program; Degrees: James Madison 1983 Bachelors in Science - Sports Management, Business Minor;  West Virginia University 2002 Masters - Recreation Resource Management, Educational Psychology; Expertise: American Canoe Association - Kayak Instructor Trainer, Paddle sports, Professional Ski Instructor Association - Telemark & Cross Country Skiing, Programming, Leadership;  Courses:  Kayaking, Rafting, Oar Rigging, Sea Kayaking, Swiftwater Rescue, Telemark Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Low Ropes & Initiatives, Leadership and Group Dynamics, Guiding and Instructing in Adventuresports






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