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Tyler Bounds

Marketing and Outdoor Education

Tyler Bounds
21 years old
Driving License
Professional Status
Available soon
About Me
Marketing major with a minor in Outdoor Education and Leadership. experienced in instructing, facilitation, and risk management. Passionate, motivating, and adaptable leader who challenges others in order to facilitate growth. Strong communicator that makes decisions quickly and thoughtfully.

Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing

Baylor University

August 2016 to May 2020
  • Planned, organized, and co-lead mountain biking, rock climbing, caving, paddling, and backpacking trips.
  • Coordinating the logistics of trips for fifty or more first-year college students
  • Planning and preparing meal plans for multi-day trips, while staying within a budget and accounting for dietary restrictions.
  • Taught a college class on mountain biking and facilitation to first year college students.

Rock Staff Leader

Baylor University Campus Recreation
Since May 2018
  • Oriented new climbers on the basics of rock climbing, as well as the rules of the facility.
  • Preformed belay tests to ensure climbers followed proper belay techniques.
  • Performed weekly inspections of the rock wall, ensuring adherence to safety standards.
  • Taught daily clinics on foundational climbing skills, such as belaying, and lead climbing.

Challenge Course Facilitator

Baylor University Campus Recreation
Since May 2017
  • Lead small groups of 10-25 people in team-building activities, aimed to improve communication, goal setting, and progress through the stages of group development.
  • Lead participants through elements on a high ropes course, while maintaining strict safety standards, to challenge participants in order for them to encounter new experiences.

Resident Overnight Instructor

Avid 4 Adventure
June 2019 to July 2019
  • Provide 24-hour support with guidance, supervision, and instructional oversight of 13 teenage campers through an outdoor adventure program featuring rock climbing, mountain biking, paddle sports, and low ropes.
  • Guide a 4 day overnight backpacking expedition through the Mt. Zirkel Wilderness
  • Facilitation
  • Communication
  • Risk Management
  • Excel
  • Powerpoint
  • SOLO Wilderness First Responder
  • American Mountain Guides Association Climbing Wall Instructor
  • Avid fan of MLB, the NFL, and the NBA.
  • USA Climbing collegiate level athlete, competing for the collegiate national championship.