Steve Thompson

Steve Thompson

Associate Director of Programs


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Steve has been with Recreational Sports since January of 2006. He earned his Bachelors and Masters from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Steve has worked in outdoor recreation for almost 20 years now, first as a graduate assistant in Pennsylvania, and then in various capacities in New Mexico, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia. He is a Wilderness First Responder, serves on the Board of Directors for the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education, and has instructed a wide variety of outdoor pursuits: climbing, skiing, white water boating, mountain biking, low-impact camping, mountaineering, sailing, canyoneering and extended backpacking.


Steve and his wife Angie have a young daughter named Kaelin. He is an avid reader and a die-hard Pittsburgh sports fan. When not leading trips, you can often find him working in his yard, playing his guitar, riding his motorcycle, or just enjoying being outside.

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