Thom has been studying with Tom Brown Jr. Tracker school for the last 5 years and has taken classes thru the Expert Scout level. He is also a former wilderness instructor for NYC Outward Bound Center and Education Through Adventure (ETA), a graduate of National Outdoor Leadership School Educators 30 day program, student of martial arts for 18 years, avid outdoorsman, and stay-at-home dad. All rolled into one! Thom was a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) for 7 years, and assisted teaching CPR and Wilderness First Aid with ETA. Thom has a BA from Michigan State University in French and Italian and is nearly finished with his Masters in Physical Education at Queens College.