CJ Scott (Mountain Resort Management) teaches the Mountain Bike Management course and has been working at Kingdom Trail Association for 11 years. CJ is now the Trails Manager for the renowned 100+ mile mountain bike trail system located in East Burke, Vermont. He assists in the management and everyday operations of the 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, which includes direct management of the trail crews; trail design, construction and maintenance, general conservation, and operation and maintenance of machinery during both summer & winter seasons. He also serves as the Local Trails Director for the Vermont Trails and Greenway Council, assisting in the assurance, protection, and proliferation of quality and sustainable trails throughout the state. He holds a degree in Adventure Based Programming from Lyndon State College, and is also a graduate of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) participating in a Summer Semester in the Rockies, Teton Valley Branch, Idaho. In 2004 he Thru-hiked the entire 2,100+ mile Appalachian Trail, traveling northbound from Georgia to Maine. He holds certifications in Wilderness First Responder and CPR as well as The Game of Logging Chainsaw Safety levels 1&2 and Storm Damage Clean-up. His passion for the outdoors is reflected in his crazy obsession of mountain biking, hunting, hiking, snowboarding, fishing, and any other excuse to get him in his natural outdoor surroundings.