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Jayden Robinson
Professional Summary:
A life-long instructor/educator with a passion to help others explore, learn and grow through outdoor experiences. Experienced leader with a deep background in risk management, judgement and decision making in both combat and the backcountry.  Desires to be a part of a team of like minded professionals working to meet the expectations of REI and the customer. 
  • Education and Training
  • CommunicationActive Listening
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Mountaineering/Basic Rock Climbing
  • Mountain Biking/Road Cycling
  • Basic Sea Kayaking
  • Backpacking/Backcountry Hiking
  • Risk Management
  • Land Navigation (Topographic map and GPS)
  • Wilderness First Responder (November 2014)
  • Certified CPR (November 2014)
Field Instructor Jun 2015Present National Outdoor Leadership School Lander, WY Recently graduated the 35 day Instructor Certification Course in the Wind River Range and recieved an "A" grade for the expedition in all areas (Leadership, Expedition Behavior, Risk Assessment and Management, Wilderness Education Skills, Outdoor Living Skills, Travel Skills and Environmental Studies.)  The course consisted to two parts,  part one was a 21 day expedition in the Southern Wind River Range covering 78 miles on snowshoes in deep snow with multiple river crossings and navigation in whiteout conditions. Part two was a 10 day intensive rock climbing camp on the "Split Rock" formation a large granite dome in central Wyoming's high desert. Received the highest possible instructor assessment, that of "Patrol Leader" and was certified as Master Educator for "Leave No Trace" principles.
Key value propositions include:
-Risk Management practice and instruction
-Land Navigation with topographic maps and GPS
-Creating a positive learning environment for students
-Facilitating interactive and introspective debriefs
-Plan and deliver instruction to adults or adolescents that is fun, interactive and appeals to the eight ways of learning
Leader/Instructor May 1984Sep 2012 United States Marine Corps A 28 year career as an infantry Marine with countless weeks leading and teaching in the field in austere environments on six of the seven continents including arctic operations and survival training in Norway and jungle operations and survival training in the Philippines. Additionally, underwent several months total of training and instruction in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in both summer and winter conditions including land navigation, rock climbing, rappelling, obstacle crossing (tyrollean traverse.)
Field Instructor Jun 2015 National Outdoor Leadership School Lander, WY
Master of Science : National Security Strategy Jun 2005 National War College Ft. McNair, DC
Bachelor of Arts : History May 1984 University of Oklahoma Norman, OK
Additional Information:
Experienced in mountaineering with summits of Mt. Rainier (x2) Mt. Shasta, and most recently in November of 2014Mt. Itzataccihuatl (17,100 ft in Mexico) and Pico de Orizaba (18,400 ft in Mexico) All summits were unguided. (Detailed climbing resume' available on request.)
Experienced and qualified to set up and manage top-rope climbing sites.
Experienced and enthusiastic Mountain Biker
Competitor for fun; have raced numerous marathons, 2 x ultra-marathons and multi-day adventure races.
Wilderness First Responder
Certified CPR
2006 Published "The Passion of Command; The Moral Imperative of Leadership" a book advocating for "servant leadership" that is now required reading for new US Marine Corps Officers, The book was also adopted and translated for use by the Israeli Defense Force and the Norwegian Army. (All Author proceeds go to the Semper Fi Foundation for wounded Marines.)
2002 Published "Anatomy of an Accident" in the US Navy/Marine Corps Ground Safety Journal
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Previous Companies:

  • National Outdoor Leadership School
  • United States Marine Corps

Previous Job Positions:

  • Field Instructor
  • Leader
  • Instructor


  • National Outdoor Leadership School
  • National War College
  • University of Oklahoma

Level of Education:

  • Field Instructor
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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