School Group - References

"Mark's leadership in Outdoor Education has been outstanding. Over the years he has developed and delivered a number of successful camps across a range of year levels. As Principal I have complete confidence in his leadership of these events. Mark's view of Outdoor education is centered on the core principles of teaching and student safety. He has a high level of training and knowledge in both the practical and legislative requirements. Students have always thoroughly enjoyed the camps appreciating the high level of care and the range of well organised, challenging and exciting activities. I have complete faith and confidence in Mark' leadership in Outdoor education "
- Bernie Taffs ( Principal of Tikipunga High School and now at Kamo High School).


"Mark has the ability to encourage students to reach their potential and works equally well with all age groups."
- Gerald Koberstein ( Principal Onerahi Primary School).


"Mark is a conscientious leader, continually mindful of the safety, care and confidence of the students under him. He has endeavoured to transmit his knowledge and love of outdoor activities to both adults and children."
- Val Paltridge (South Australia Senior teacher/ Deputy Principal).