Outdoor Leadership Faculty

Tim Peterson

Timothy Peterson

Associate Professor of Outdoor Leadership
Health and Human Performance Department Chair
OL Program Coordinator
OL Program Advisor


M.A. in Adventure Education, Prescott College

Tim has been a full-time instructor in the Outdoor Leadership Program since 2008.

Smith Rock

Jessica Russell

Assistant 2 Professor in Outdoor Leadership

OL Program Advisor


M.A. in Sustainability Education, Prescott College.

Jessica has been an instructor in the OL program since 2010.

Snowy Peak

Gregg Terhaar

Adjunct Instructor in Outdoor Leadership


Gregg has been instructing at COCC since 1989! His instructional focus for the OL Program revolves around paddle sports, including whitewater rafting and kayaking.

Garrett Handke

Garrett Handke

Adjunct instructor in Outdoor Leadership


Garrett has been an instructor since 2014.

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