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"GETTING YOU OUT THERE"

Meet our Staff

Meet The A Day Away Staff!

Mike
Owner

Mike loves gardening. He plants his own food whenever possible and would stay outside 24 hours a day if he didn't have to come in to sleep and eat.

Elisabeth
Owner

Elisabeth enjoys loving on people and cook exotic foods. (It helps that the staff loves to eat.) She is wonderful at decorating and can make the coldest room feel warm and inviting. She has had the opportunity to put this talent to use with her AirBnB rentals and with the addition of a camp in West Virginia.

Daisy
Consultant

Daisy is seldom seen without children tagging behind her. (Most are not hers) She is a little bit of a geek and enjoys Star Wars, Star Trek and Marvel. She come in to help as needed for special projects or to share her vast wisdom with us.

Austin
Operations Manager

Austin is a Titusville native and naturally lives outdoors. When he is not working for A Day Away he is usually found rooting around his garden, where he once collected 35 pounds of sweet potatoes or at the park with his 3-year-old daughter. During the Full Moon Austin likes to howl at the moon with his two dogs, Nike & Nava

Ashley
Office Operations & Lead Guide

Has been guiding tours & being the "Detail Queen" in the office since early 2012. Her back ground & passion is in Sports & Fitness as a Personal Trainer. In addition, to what she does for us, she also works for Florida Tech's Challenge Course as a Challenge Course Facilitator; teaching leadership skills and teamwork from 12 year olds to CEOs to SWAT teams to Navy Seals. She & our long time tour guide, Travis, tied the knot back on March 26th, 2016 on the Kayak House! Their "children" include 4 cats: Termite, Cricket, Beetle and Spider, & a laid back Boxer-Shephard mix, Rufus.

Bill
Office Operations & Lead Guide

Goes by William, Will, Bill or Andy. Sometimes even "Hey You!" He is a veteran who has been on ALL seven continents. He is former law enforcement officer who recently moved to Florida from Wyoming with his wife & five adopted special needs kids. He is well prepared as a guide, having been an ambu-heli & critical care EMT on an urban, swift water and mountain search & rescue team. He is an avid outdoor sportsman, who loves to spend time with and educate people about nature.
Lead Guides

Bill

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Bob

AKA-Jimmy Buffett life-a-like. He has been a Freelance Photographer for 21 years (20 yrs. in D.C.). You can find many of his pictures on our site. Bob has turned yet another of his hobbies into a job...kayaking! A true outdoorsman full of knowledge and fun to boot.

Brian

This one time rocket engineer, stay-at-home dad and farmer currently volunteers with the Brevard County Park Service as a Master Naturalist and is now a tour guide extraordinaire! He has also been brave enough to take on the task of keeping us up to snuff with gear and gadget.

Christina

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Dan

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John

Started with us in 2013. He was born in Trinidad & Togago and grew up in Camp Lejune, North Caolina. John bring years of experience working with children and groups. When he is not teaching middle schoolers or out kayaking, he loves to spend his time out at the beach, hanging out with friends & family, reading scripture & working out! His amiable demeanor was deceiving you as he trains & practices self-defense mixed martial arts.

Josh 'Red Beard'

AKA - Red Beard. He works for ADA to avoid getting a real job. He is currently studying radiation therapy. However, he has held many jobs including Personal Driver, Police Officer, Truck Driver and Certified Welder. Can you guess his age?

Kailey

Kailey is a wife of 6 years, Mom of a spunky 3-year-old, and an avid Target frequenter. Using her Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling she is a counselor to young children. Kailey enjoys bringing an earthy balance to the hectic and sometimes trying demands of her day job. Guiding kayak tours helps Kailey connect with Creator and Creation in a fun way and hopes it does the same for those she has the privilege of leading.

Stephanie

A new asset to us for Summer Season of 2016, Stephanie was born & raised in Brevard County, & has lived in the area most of her life. She graduated with her MBA, specializing in Marketing, from Lynn University that she went to on a collegiate softball scholarship. Her best friend & companion, other than her Fiancé, Nicholas, is her 12-year-old, Australian Shepherd-Border Collie Mix, Maple. For fun, Stephanie likes to spend her free time doing anything outdoors including kayaking, hiking, & fishing.

Tim - Primitive Tim

Has been guiding with us for 6 years now. He is the definition of an avid naturalist and loves discovering new things about the natural world. His favorite part about his job is introducing people to the wonder of nature and all of its beauty. You can find Tim on his YouTube channel called Primitive Tim.

Travis

Travis is one of our all-stars! He has been a guide with us for almost 9 years now! He came to us back in 2008 when his school was doing a volunteer clean up on the Refuge & he worked circles around everyone else so we offered him a job right then & there. He is now a Firefighter/EMT with the Brevard County Fire Rescue & works tours with us on the side. He enjoys shooting and going surfing on his days off. Travis & his wife, Ashley, met through A Day Away, and dated for several years before tying the knot on March 26th, 2016 at the Kayak House!
 
Guides

Callie

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Dave

David is a full time high school teacher who joins us during the summer months for some time with nature. During the school year, he teaches history and enjoys coaching basketball. He has 5 children that are all teenagers or older, so he stays very busy.

Ducan

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Frank

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Jamie

Jamie used to work with us in the early days of A Day Away, but had to go off to college. Now she comes back to us during the summer Dino Bio season. Currently, she works as a skilled dog trainer and has her own dog training videos. She is currently engaged, but no wedding date is set. (She will let us know.)

Jess

Jess is an accountant by day and a kayak tour guide by night. She keeps life interesting by participating in mud runs and Disney races... With no training. With a dog and four cats, she is an animal and nature lover- she would adopt more if her fiancé would let her.

Josue

New to our team this year, Josue, was born in Costa Rica and now lives in Titusville with his family. Having his studies in Architecture and Graphic Design, he has a passion for all design oriented things and enjoys this world's most marvelous design: Nature! In his free time, he enjoys rollerblading & finding out how many licks it takes to get to the center of a tootsie roll pop!

Mollie

Mollie is going to college for nutrition and wellness. She enjoys and has a talent for art and does commissioned work for cosplay costumes. She loves working outside in nature and that is why she works for A Day Away.