Chris is the Program Director for the Team Development Center at Shaver’s Creek and is an instructor for the Recreation Parks and Tourism Management Department at Penn State University. Chris has delivered challenge course training and team development programs for schools, university groups, corporations, and professional sports teams that strengthen relationships, motivate growth and develop leaders. He regularly presented internationally at conferences where he shares innovative programming and activity ideas. Chris co-authored the Second Edition of the High 5 Guide: Challenge Course Operating Procedures for the Thinking Practitioners as well as the Ubuntu Activity Guide. He has held leadership roles in both the Association for Experiential Education(AEE) and the Association for Challenge Course Technology(ACCT).
Chris and his wife, Kristin have two wonderful daughters, Julia and Indy, and a dog, Pelé. When Chris isn’t enjoying time at home with his family, you will likely find him exploring the local mountain bike trails, playing disc golf or knocking a puck around the hockey rink… oh… and he loves Chocolate.
2011- present: Association for Challenge Course Technology, Vendor Accreditation Panel; Secretary
2011-2016 Association for Experiential Education Northeast Regional Advisory Council; Chair
2009-2011 Association for Experiential Education Northeast Regional Conference: Workshop Coordinator and Conference Convenor