Greg Gillett, Director
Greg has been running Outdoor Leadership programs for over 20 years. He is originally from South Africa and has worked for various Outward Bound schools around the world, including over 10 years at the North Carolina Outward Bound School. He is a graduate of the University of Cape Town and an adjunct faculty at the Center for Creative Leadership. Greg has a passion for developing leadership in young people and helping them reach their potential. He co-founded Asheville TAASC with Beth Hockman and Mike Fischesser, the founder of TAASC. When he is not out on trips with these kids he’s running leadership programs for other organizations and having fun with his 7 year old twin girls who are into outdoor adventures.
Becky Kluge, Girls TAASC Instructor
Becky is a super experienced outdoor instructor and facilitator, having worked with Outward Bound and other corporate team development programs for over 20 years. Becky has taken her own children on amazing paddling trip in the Boundary waters and is committed to the development of our youth. She is especially excited to work with the girls in the program. Becky will be our skills specialist, sharing her deep experience of paddling, climbing and other outdoor skills
Rachel Guillory, Girls TAASC Instructor
Rachel grew up in the small town of Eureka Springs, located in the Ozarks of Arkansas. She came to Asheville to attend Warren Wilson College where she graduated with a BA in Outdoor Leadership. Rachel has worked as a camp counselor and then a manager for a girls’ ranch camp in Northern Idaho. In 2018, she began working as an instructor with TAASC as well as a guide at the Adventure Center of Asheville. When she’s not working she can be found paddling the local rivers, exploring the Blue Ridge Mountains, traveling around the world, or baking in her kitchen. Outdoor adventure education is one of her passions and she’s excited to continue being a part of TAASC!