Brian is a post-secondary educator and researcher focused on both pre-service and in-service teacher training in the area of physical education and coordinates the Graduate Diploma in Physical Education at Douglas College in New Westminster, British Columbia. Brian holds degrees in Human Kinetics (BHK, UBC), Elementary Education (BEd, UBC), Educational Psychology and Special Ed. (MA, UBC), and Curriculum Theory and Implementation (PhD, SFU).
Brian approaches health and physical education holistically, combining his experiences as a participant, volunteer, educator, and researcher. As a participant, Brian represented Canada in the 1996 Olympics (sailing) and continues to enjoy all flow sports, with a recreational focus on skiing and biking. As an educator, Brian has worked as an elementary school teacher, a recreational and performance coach, and as post-secondary faculty. Brian volunteers as President of the largest bike racing development club in British Columbia and gained valuable experience sitting on the Board of the Critical Thinking Consortium from 2008-2012.