Health and Physical Education
MA-LT, Royal Roads University
BPE, University of Calgary
Positions: Associate Professor
Education: Ian completed his Master’s of Arts in Leadership & Training (MA-LT) at the Royal Roads University in 2002. Ian attended the University of Calgary for his Bachelors of Physical Education with a specialization in Outdoor Pursuits in 1995.
Current Work: Ian Sherrington is the Program Coordinator for the Ecotourism and Outdoor Leadership Program. He came to MRU in 1998 and took a full-time faculty position in 2002.
Instructor Profile: Ian teaches various academic courses in the leadership & program planning areas. He is heavily involved in instructing activity courses in backcountry skiing, avalanche awareness, mountain biking, and wilderness survival program areas.
Community Service/Research Interests: Ian has conducted a number of expeditions and field schools to the Himalayas, Alaska , South America, the Canadian Arctic, and Norway. When at home he enjoys getting out with his teenaged daughters as they develop their own passion for the outdoors. Since 2010, Ian has also been involved with the development of the Outdoor Council of Canada. This nation-wide organization has the goal of bringing outdoor activity opportunities to children and adults by way of facilitating safe and quality programming in schools, clubs, camps, and many other outdoor-oriented organizations. Ian is currently the Chair of Curriculum Development for the OCC.