Career in Education (with a foray into marketing!)
38 years in school districts in Winnipeg, Manitoba and Comox Valley, British Columbia:
- classroom teacher
- physical education specialist
- physical and health education consultant
- vice principal
- physical literacy advisor
3 years in Ottawa, Ontario on staff of CAHPERD (now PHE Canada)
- Director - Quality, Daily Physical Education
1986 - Manitoba Physical Education Teachers Association - MPETA AWARD (Teacher of the Year Award) - "For outstanding contributions to the teaching of physical education in Manitoba schools".
2003 - The Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (CAHPERD) - The R. Tait McKenzie AWARD OF HONOUR - "In recognition of distinguished service to the profession, and unremitting zeal in promoting its aims and objects".
- Volunteering at Crown Isle Golf Resort, Courtenay, BC (2013-present)
- Volunteering in Comox Valley schools (2013-present)
- Coaching youth in Black Creek Community Association recreation programs (2014-present)
- Coaching Climbing Club at Huband Park Elementary School (2016-17)
- Physical Literacy Mentor for BC elementary school teachers (2017-present)