WHAT IS THE BEST PART OF THE JOB?
Getting to meet new people from across the country and sharing my passion for whitewater with them.
WHY DO YOU THINK PEOPLE SHOULD GO ON A RAFTING TRIP?
Rafting allows you to immerse yourself into the scenery of the Ocoee River gorge, while also experiencing one of, if not the best, whitewater rafting in the southeastern U.S.
WHAT IS A FUN FACT ABOUT YOU?
A fun fact about me is that I am a twin.
WHY WOULD I WANT YOU AS A GUIDE?
have been kayaking the Ocoee for the last 5 years and love the outdoors. I will share my love for the river with you and make your rafting experience unforgettable.
HOW LONG AND WHY/HOW DID YOU START WORKING AT OCOEE INN RAFTING?
This will be my second season at Ocoee Inn. I started here because I enjoy the river and wanted to share the experience with people who are unfamiliar with whitewater.
OTHERWISE KNOWN AS/NICNAME.
Still waiting on the river gods to give me one.
What are some crazy/adventurous things you’ve done?
I have been kayaking on the Ocoee on Christmas and New Years Day.
What do you love about Ocoee Inn Rafting?
The family atmosphere between the owners and staff makes Ocoee Inn feel like home.
What makes you unique as a guide and why would I request you?
I can guarantee you a fun and unforgettable trip!
Do you have anything to tell first-time rafters?
Be prepared to paddle and listen to your guide. Also do not wear blue jeans.
Where did you grow up? If not locally, what brought you here?
What does your off season look like?
I am the electrical inspector for the city of Cleveland.
What are your hobbies?
Kayaking, rafting, fly fishing, and rock climbing.
What/Who inspires you?
People around me who motivate me to be my best self, on and off