What is the best part of the job?
Meeting new people and working on the Chaco Tan!
Why do you think people should go on a rafting trip?
Being in nature away from the world and experiencing whitewater is one of the best experiences.
What is a fun fact about you?
I have a cool scar from kayaking!
Why would I want you as a guide?
I am a laid-back guide who wants to have fun and tailors your experience based off customers.
How long and Why/How did you start working at Ocoee Inn Rafting?
I have been rafting since 2005. I have been with OI since 2007
Otherwise known as/nickname.
How did you get your nickname?
I played high school and college football. Coaches and players just starting calling me by my last name.
What are some crazy/adventurous things you’ve done?
Rafted off the Dam on the Middle Section of the Ocoee.
What do you love about Ocoee Inn Rafting?
Family environment, great guides and great friends
What makes you unique as a guide and why would I request you?
Let’s go rafting and find out!
Do you have anything to tell first-time rafters?
Have fun and soak it all in either inside or outside of the boat!
Where did you grow up? If not locally, what brought you here?
I grew up all over. My dad was in the Army. He retired to Cleveland when I was in the 6th grade.
What does your off season look like?
Middle school Special Education teacher and Head Football Coach
What are your hobbies?
Football, Golf, kayaking