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Tourism and Recreation Management
Instructor Profiles

Grant Unger B.PAS, MA

Grant is an instructor for the Tourism and Recreation Program at the College of the Rockies (COTR) in Cranbrook, British Columbia.  He has resided in the Cranbrook area for ten years and has taught at COTR since 2000.

Grant was raised in Saskatchewan where he completed a Bachelors degree in Recreation Administration from the University of Regina.  Upon completion of his degree in 1995, Grant lived and worked for several different community based recreation organizations located in Alberta and Saskatchewan. 

In 2005, Grant completed a Masters degree in Environmental Education and Communication.  His thesis work focused on Sustainable Tourism Education in the East Kootenay Region of BC.  Grant is an avid outdoors person who is passionate about downhill and cross country skiing.  In the summer he loves to fish, hike and camp with friends and family. 

Grant and his wife Michelle reside in Kimberley and have a son named Quinn.

Steve Kamps (B.P.E, M. KIN)

Steve is an Instructor for the Tourism and Recreation Management program at the College of the Rockies (COTR) in Cranbrook, British Columbia. He has instructed at COTR since 1999.

Steve was raised in Lacombe, Alberta and completed a Bachelors degree in Physical Education and a Master's of Kinesiology Degree from the University of Calgary. Upon completion of his Master's degree in 1999, Steve immediately came to Cranbrook and has been employed by COTR since.

As a former varsity volleyball athlete, Steve appreciates the role that recreation, leisure, and tourism have played in his life. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys golfing, hiking, and camping with his family and friends. He has three children: Kalan, Jaxon and Juliana