Will grew up in Corning, New York, where he developed a love for the outdoors from an early age through Boy Scouts. He graduated from St. Lawrence University in 2015 with a BA in Philosophy, and minors in Geology and Outdoor Studies, respectively. He is also an Adirondack Semester alumni. Will spent the fall of 2016 on a semester for outdoor educators with the National Outdoor Leadership School based in Lander, WY. Otherwise he has continued to live in the Adirondacks exploring the unique beauty and countless adventures that the area has to offer. Will is at his happiest when canoeing Adirondack lakes, backcountry skiing, or sitting by a campfire with good company.