Staff

Randy Coffman, Executive Director

Randy Coffman, Executive Director

Randy has more than four decades of experience helping people safely enjoy the outdoors. He spent thirty one years as a National Park Ranger, providing emergency medical services and program management in some of America's most iconic National Parks. Randy has led skiing and climbing trips in the Himalaya, East Africa, the Andes, New Zealand, the Alps, and in the Rocky Mountains and Sierra Nevada. Randy is a PSIA certified adaptive snowsports instructor.

Lisa Coffman, Instructor

Lisa Coffman, Instructor

Lisa is an experienced outdoorswoman. She has a background in mountaineering, ski-mountaineering, rock climbing, mountain-biking, kayaking, and snowshoeing, as well as in alpine, telemark, and cross-country skiing. She has backpacked throughout the Sierra and enjoys sharing her enthusiasm for camping and mountain sports with others. She is a PSIA certified adaptive snowsports instructor. Lisa also maintains our fleet of adaptive mountain bikes and our web page.

Michela Morillo, Instructor

Michela Morillo, Instructor

Michela is a PSIA certified alpine and adaptive snowsports instructor. She loves to work with kids and has a passion for adaptive sports.

Jeff Swanson, Equip. & Camp Manager

Jeff Swanson, Equip. & Camp Manager

"Swanny" retired from the military after 36 years. He loves being outdoors and is looking forward to sharing his outdoor experience with others. He also has a degree in Veterinary Technology and is working part time at the Sierra Veterinary Hospital in Auberry, CA.

Brittany Stoneman, Instructor

Brittany Stoneman, Instructor

Brittany is a PSIA certified adaptive snowsports instructor. She also works as a paramedic for American Ambulance. Brittany has volunteered on weekend campouts with the Orange County Foundation for Oncology and Families, worked as a lifeguard and swim instructor for YMCA, and tutored and taught surfing to homeless children in Hawaii. Brittany enjoys sharing her love for snowboarding with CCASC’s participants.

Chantelle Toscano, Instructor

Chantelle Toscano, Instructor

Chantelle is currently completing her degree in Recreation Administration with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation and is always looking for opportunities to expand her knowledge of the outdoors. She has volunteered in the past with Valley Children's Hospital and local elementary schools and hopes to pursue a career in adaptive sports as a Recreation Therapist. Her secret talent: making fruit arrangements.

Daniel Foster, Instructor

Daniel Foster, Instructor

Daniel obtained his degree in Recreation Administration at California State University, Fresno. He has a background in alpine skiing, mountain biking, and kayaking. With a love of the outdoors and a passion for helping others, the CCASC is a perfect fit. Daniel is s PSIA certified adaptive snowsports instructor.

Michael McDonald, Instructor

Michael McDonald, Instructor

Michael has been a Ski Patroller at China Peak for over 30 years, where he has served as an Outdoor Emergency Care and Rescue Toboggan Instructor. Mike is also a PSIA certified adaptive snowsports instructor. He enjoys volunteering and helping CCASC provide fun and exciting winter activities at China Peak.

Diana Gomez, Instructor Assistant

Diana Gomez, Instructor Assistant

Diana is a registered nurse in the NICU at Valley Children's Hospital. She grew up going on family camping trips, and loves the outdoors. Some of her favorite activities in the program include rock climbing, hiking, kayaking, and working with horses. Diana loves that she can combine her passion for working with people and her love of the outdoors at CCASC.

Bill Morse, Instructor

Bill Morse, Instructor

Bill is a business owner and life-long skier. He is a PSIA certified adaptive snowsports instructor. He has been volunteering his time with CCASC since the organization was founded and loves sharing his ski skills with others.

Kathy Durham, Instructor

Kathy Durham, Instructor

Kathy, who has a career in medical imaging, has traveled all over the world to snow ski and scuba dive. She also enjoys water skiing and wake surfing in the Central valley, and hiking the Sierra. Kathy is a PSIA certified adaptive snowsports instructor. She volunteers with CCASC to help make the outdoors she loves accessible to everyone.

Quentin Cedar, Instructor

Quentin Cedar, Instructor

Quentin has a background in alpine skiing, archery, backpacking, and fishing. With a passion for sharing his enthusiasm for the outdoors with others, he is excited to be a part of CCASC. Quentin is a PSIA certified adaptive snowsports instructor.

Jeff Lucchesi, Instructor

Jeff Lucchesi, Instructor

Jeff has enjoyed skiing and outdoor sports for many years in the Central Sierra. Working with CCASC, Jeff gets to help others experience these activities in ways they might not have thought possible. He believes he gets back even more than he puts in. Jeff is a PSIA certified adaptive snowsports instructor.

John Higginbotham, Instructor

John Higginbotham, Instructor

John, otherwise known as "Higgy," is an experienced fly-fisherman who enjoys sharing his passion for picking the perfect fly. Higgy is also a member of the National Ski Patrol at China Peak, an Outdoor Emergency Care instructor, and active in the Wilderness Medical Society.