Executive Director

Mike Logsdon, M.S.E.E. 
Rank: Professor and Executive Director, Adventuresports Institute
Degrees: West Virginia University 1975, B.S. and M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering;
Expertise: Former American Canoe Association Rafting Instructor Trainer; National Ski Patrol Instructor – Mountain Travel & Rescue, Skiing, and paddle sports;  301-387-3333

Faculty

Therese Peterson, M.S.
Rank:  Associate Professor, 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, Paddlesports, Rafting & Swiftwater Rescue; 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;  301-387-3327

Andrew Hershey, M.S.
Rank:  
Climbing Coordinator/Instructor, Adventure Sports Program  
Degrees: Bachelors in Park and Resource Management and Masters in Sports Management at
Slippery Rock University
Expertise:
 American Mountain Guides (AMGA) Single Pitch Instructor and Climbing Wall Instructor Trainer; Backcountry Ranger in Yosemite National Park, Administrator for a non-profit experiential based school for students in need of emotional support; guide-Paradox Sports/adaptive climbing; Co-Owner North Fork Adventures, LLC; FSU Professor.
Courses:
  Climbing, Vertical Rock Rescue, Adaptive Climbing, Ice Climbing, & Climbing Wall Instructor/Exam

 

Staff

Scott Richardson, M.S.
Title: Rental Center Manager & Transition Age Youth Coordinator
Degrees: A.A.S., Adventure Sports Management, Garrett College; B.S. Sociology, Shepherd College: M.S., Gerontology, University of North Texas
Expertise: Coordinator of Transition Age Youth Program, Coordinator of ASI Auxiliary, Adjunct Instructor Mt. Biking.  301-387-3323

You may also contact the shop 301.387.3320 to book a climbing or kayak lesson!

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