Phil has been Director of the Outdoor Program since 1997. He has a B.S. in Geology from Union College, a M.S. in Geology from Western Washington University, and an A.A.S. of Nursing from SUNY Canton. He teaches courses in outdoor leadership, wilderness medicine , backcountry skiing and avalanche safety, and whitewater canoe and canoe tripping.
Phil has completed the Ski Guide Course and Ski Mountaineering course with the AMGA. Phil also works part-time as an emergency room RN in local area hospitals.