Cole Medders


Age: 24
Current Residence: St. George, UT
Occupation: Wilderness Field Instructor
Education: Baylor University, BSc, Environmental Science and Chemistry
Tribe Designation: Healers

Bio: Originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, Cole currently works for STAR Wilderness Guides in St. George, Utah. STAR Wilderness Guides is an addiction therapy treatment program for teens, where boys and girls “spend approximately 60 days learning to survive in the remote, high desert of Southern Utah.” Cole works as a Field Instructor where his job is to act as a guide and mentor to both the young adults and families with whom he works.

A student of Baylor University, where he studied Environmental Science, Cole also completed a semester with The National Outdoor Leadership School, where he learned skills in rock climbing, canoeing, rafting, and more. After completing the course, he started an internship with NOLS where he worked in the PR and Marketing department. Cole is also a Field Representative for the Fayettechill Clothing Company, promoting the brand during his outdoor activities.