Greg has over 40 years experience in teaching river canoeing and kayaking.
He is currently ACA Ohio State Education Director, Instructor Trainer in River Canoeing, Vice Chair of the ACA River Canoeing Committee and current past Chair of the ACA River Canoeing Committee. From ’01 through ’16, he served as ACA Instructional Facilitator for the Ohio-Penn Division. From ’01 through ’05 he served as the SEIC Secretary and Chaired the Curriculum Committee. He was elected to serve as the Ohio-Penn Division Vice Chair in ’02 and served as Division Chair until ’05. Greg worked with the Marketing Committee in ’03 while serving on the ACA Board of Directors. He was responsible for the development the OCCK (Ohio College of Canoeing and Kayaking) program, and drafted materials used in the ACA Instructor’s Manual. The prestigious Excellence in Instruction Award was presented to Greg for his outstanding contribution to paddlesports education and instruction in ’04. He was tasked by the SEIC to present a plan for redefining the SEIC Instuctional Committee, that plan was approved and implemented by the Board in 2017.
He holds a BFA in Graphic Design and Photography from the Kansas City Art Institute and a Masters Degree in Education, IST/Film and Television from Indiana University, Bloomington.
A retired University Professor and Department Head, he is currently working as a marketing consultant and photographer.