Monday, August 29, 2011

New SEI Department Staff

Join us in welcoming Trey Knight to the Safety Edcuation & Instruction Department.

Trey Knight

Trey Knight - Education & Outreach Coordinator

Originally from Savannah, GA Trey earned his B.A. in Math at Mercer University and M.S. in Sport Administration from Georgia State University. Trey’s passion for the outdoors has led him all over the country. He has worked for Big Sky Resort in MT, as a raft guide for the NOC, a kayak instructor for High Country Outfitters, and has paddled in 11 states along the way. In undergraduate school at Mercer and Georgia Tech, Trey taught many outdoor sports including kayaking and rafting. While at Georgia State Trey served as the Program Coordinator for Outdoor Recreation Georgia Tech. While at ORGT one his responspisibilities was to train instructors and leaders in 8 outdoor sports including, sea kayaking, whitewater kayaking and canoeing, and rafting. Most recently he was the Assistant Outdoor Adventure Director at a prominent boys camp in Western North Carolina, where previous to his administrative role he was the Head of Paddling. Trey has been a member of the ACA, AORE and AEE since 2007 and is a Level 5: Advanced Swiftwater Rescue Instructor, Wilderness First Responder, and Lifeguard. When not at work Trey will often be outdoors snowboarding, paddling climbing, geocaching, and trail running, often with his dog and fiance.

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