Doug Ewing - Director of Recreational Services

Doug EwingDoug Ewing
Director of Recreational Services

970-247-7325
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Education
B.S. in Psychology, Drake University
M.S. in Education, Drake University

Activities
Golfing, hiking, snow skiing and traveling

Favorite Food
Hot Wings

Favorite Quote
"To talk without thinking is to shoot without aiming."
English Proverb

Brett Davis - Assistant Director, Outdoor Pursuits

Brett DavisBrett Davis
Assistant Director, Outdoor Pursuits

970-247-7037
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Education
B.A. in Economics, University of Chicago
M.S. in Sport Management, University Massachusetts

Activities
Avid climber, paddler, cyclist and participate in virtually any other outdoor sport which requires a helmet. Also enjoy international travel having been fortunate to travel and explore our amazing planet—from the scenic vistas of Patagonia to the wilds of Asia and everywhere in between.

Favorite Snack
“Crucial Crunch” (a.k.a GORP)

Josh Kling - Coordinator, Outdoor Pursuits

Josh KlingJosh Kling
Coordinator, Outdoor Pursuits

970-247-7061
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Education
Business Administration with Marketing emphasis – Fort Lewis College 2005
American Mountain Guides Association Certified Rock Guide 2011
American Mountain Guides Association Certified Alpine Guide 2015

Activities
Skiing untraced powder from a hut.  Climbing long “fun” routes in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison.  Traveling around the western United States with my wife, two kids, dog, and cat in our 1991 Airstream van.

Favorite Food
Chicago style deep dish pizza.  Chicago style hotdogs.  Chicago style anything…..

Favorite Quote
“There is never a never and never an always and always will always get you in trouble.” – Josh Kling

Colt Fetters - Coordinator, Outdoor Pursuits

Colt Fetters
Colt FettersCoordinator, Outdoor Pursuits
970-247-7293
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Education
B.A. in Construction Management, Washington State University
M.A. in Administration of Higher Education, Auburn University

Activities
Riding bikes, skiing, climbing, paddling, and taking photos of it all.

Favorite Food 
Baked goods

Favorite Pastime 
Sketching, Outdoor naps, and Netflix

Brandon DenHartog - Assistant Director, Intramural & Club Sports

Brandon DenHartogBrandon DenHartog
Assistant Director, Intramural, Club Sports & Facilities
970-247-7096
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Education
B.A. in Leisure Services & Recreational Programming, University of Northern Iowa
M.A. in Adult Education, Drake University

Activities
I love living life in the outdoors.  Fly fishing, hunting, snowboarding, mountain biking, golf, backpacking, rafting, you name it!   Once it is time to be inside, give me a good action adventure or sci-fi movie and my surround sound, and I am just as happy. 

Favorite Quote
What the freakin' heck! - Brett Davis

Favorite Food
Chips, salsa, and guacamole.  Sign me up!

Jake Epps - Assistant Director, Facilities

Jake EppsJake Epps
Assistant Director, Facilities & Fitness
970-382-6946
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Education
B.A. in General Studies, Northern Arizona University
M.A. in Physical Education, Supervision Management Curriculum, Northern Arizona University

Activities
Avid weight lifter, fisherman, skier and enjoy everything in the outdoors. My wife Cathy and I also like boating and camping as well as traveling to new places.

Favorite Food
New Mexico Green Chile or is it New Mexico Red Chile

Favorite Pastime
Bass Fishing

Corbyn Gilbert - Assistant Coordinator, Intramural & Club Sports

Corbyn GilbertCorbyn Gilbert
Assistant Coordinator, Intramural & Club Sports

970-247-7575
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Education
B.S. in Exercise Sport Science and Sport Management, Texas Tech University

Activities
Officiating football and basketball, live music, live sports, fishing, bow hunting, snow skiing

Favorite Food
Fried Chicken and BBQ

Favorite Quote
“Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.” – John Wooden

Akadia Kosakowski - Senior Intern, Fitness & Wellness

Akadia KosakowskiAkadia Kosakowski
Sr. Intern, Fitness & Wellness

970-247-7575
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Education 
B.A. in Psychology graduating Fall 2022 
C.Y.T from Front Range Community College 

Activities
I love bicycling, paddle boarding, eating delicious food, and doing yoga. 

Favorite Food
All things spicy

Favorite Quote
“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”  – Mary Oliver

Brian Curnutte - Senior Intern, Outdoor Pursuits

Brian Curnutte, Senior Intern, Outdoor PursuitsBrian Curnutte
Sr. Intern, Outdoor Pursuits
970-247-7293
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Education
B.A. In Adventure Education  

Favorite Activities
I love Backcountry Skiing, Backpacking, Rock Climbing, and Whitewater Paddling

Favorite Food
Sushi

Favorite Quote
"When you have the choice to be right, or to be kind. Choose to be kind" - Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

Craig Watson - Custodian

Craig WatsonCraig Watson - Custodian

Activities
Volunteering at the Wolf Sanctuary and the American Red Cross.

Favorite Food
Sushi

Favorite Pastime
Time with my grandkids.

Favorite Quote
“It’s impossible” said pride.
“It’s risky” said experience.
“It’s pointless” said reason.
“Give it a try” said the heart.