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CATALYST TEAM

Good people doing good.

Eric Gray
Eric graduated from the University of Georgia in 2004 with a degree in Recreation Therapy.…

Eric Gray

Founder - Executive Director
Gillian Sharp
Gillian graduated from the University of Strathclyde: Scottish School of Sport Studies with a degree…

Gillian Sharp

Program Director
Mary Ferguson
Mary Ferguson, a native Knoxvillian, Graduated from University of Tennessee with a degree in Biochemistry…

Mary Ferguson

Adaptive Climbing Director
Huck
Mark Huckeba, who prefers to go by Huck, graduated from the University of Georgia with…

Huck

Climbing Coach / Trainer
Carly Pearson
Carly Pearson - Director of Consulting In 2002, while working as a wildland firefighter for…

Carly Pearson

Director of Consulting
Leslie King
Knoxville, Tennessee has been her home for 47 years. She obtained a degree in Exercise…

Leslie King

Knoxville Program Director
Debra Dylan
I like bikes, birds, and Bob Dylan.

Debra Dylan

Knoxville: Admin Lead
Joey Sauer
Joey is an experienced, long term Catalyst Sports volunteer, who is now the Coordinator for…

Joey Sauer

Knoxville: Mountain Bike Lead
Stevie Gleason
Stevie graduated from Maryville College with a degree in Exercise Science. During her time there,…

Stevie Gleason

Knoxville: Kayak and Outreach Lead
Leigh Ann Norris
Birmingham Chapter Coordinator¬† Leigh Ann summits everything with a fun-loving, inquisitive approach. She enjoys paddle…

Leigh Ann Norris

Birmingham Chapter Coordinator
Elaine Gossett
Elaine Adams Gossett was instrumental in developing the City's Therapeutic Recreation Program in 2002 with…

Elaine Gossett

Chattanooga Chapter Coordinator
Julie Calvert
Julie a native Virginian considered Alabama her second home as she visited her family often…

Julie Calvert

Huntsville Chapter Coordinator
Amy Saffell
From Franklin, TN Amy is the Executive Director of ABLE Youth, a wheelchair sports and…

Amy Saffell

Nashville Chapter Coordinator
Emily Moscoe
Louisville Chapter Coordinator Emily is an occupational therapist with a deep love for the outdoors.…

Emily Moscoe

Louisville Chapter Coordinator
Andrew Hogan
Greater DC Chapter Coordinator Andrew has been living in the D.C. area for the past…

Andrew Hogan

Greater DC Chapter Coordinator
Ross Elliot
Ross has been climbing for over a decade, competing and coaching in the collegiate scene…

Ross Elliot

Asheville Chapter Climbing Coordinator
Matthew Kirby
Kirby has been mountain biking since he was in middle school.¬† Originally from Florida, he…

Matthew Kirby

Asheville Chapter Mountain Bike Coordinator
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