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Gus Hemmer

Associate Director

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  • Georgia College & State University:Masters of Education - Outdoor Education Administration
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington: Bachelors of Arts - Natural Resource Recreation

Professional Experience

  • 2011 - Present:Associate Director of Campus Recreation, Longwood University
  • 2008 - 2011: Assistant Director of Campus Recreation - Programs, Longwood University
  • 2004-2008:Campus Recreation Assistant Director, University of North Carolina Greensboro
  • 2002-2004:Coordinator of Adventure Programs, East Carolina University
  • 2000-2002:Retreat Director, The Adventure Guild - Chattanooga
  • 2000:Vertical Tailor, OnRope1, Inc.
  • 1998-2000: Outdoor Education Graduate Assistant, Georgia College & State University


(sometimes I get paid for these)

Caving, Rafting, Hiking, Kayaking (Whitewater and Coastal), Climbing (Rocks and Trees), Eating Hot Sauce, Camping, Backpacking, Biking (MTB and to work), Canoeing, Knots, and playing with my wife and kids.

Favorite Quote:

"Find the courage to fulfill your own personal legend." -Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist