General Club Manager


Brief info

How long have you been at CAC? Since November 1987

What is your job title? Cascade 205 Club Manager

What is your job description? Oversee all functions to keep Cascade 205 a great place for members and staff. Create and Maintain Members by keeping the club dynamic, clean, friendly, safe, fun, and profitable.

How did you start at CAC? Graduated from Oregon State University in Spring of 1987 with Business Administration and Exercise Science Degrees. I continued working for Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District as a Pool Supervisor after graduation. I met with Debbie Eisenzimmer and was hired on at Gresham Cascade as a Service Representative and Fitness Trainer. Became a Service Manager at Gresham in February 1988 and was transferred to Cascade 205 in August 1988 as its 2nd Manager. (Sally Mercer)

What is your favorite fitness quote? "Slow and Steady wins the Race. Fitness is a life long Journey that should be enjoyed!"

Hobbies: I love Family Time with my wife Lisa Dobson and two daughters Angie (1992) and Rebecca (1999) I like to ride my bike and jog. I read science fiction and self improvement books. I like strategy computer games. I was active in recreational basketball, soccer, and softball. I play golf when I can. I currently love watching my youngest Daughter, Becca play Basketball for Clackamas high school. I have coached both my daughters Youth Basketball teams. I have coached Becca's Clackamas United Recreation Soccer Team (Girls/Coed) for 10 years.

Education: Sunset High School (1981), Oregon State University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (1987), Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science (1988)

Fun Facts: I have organized and ran in many Hood to Coast teams for Cascade athletic club. (slow runner/good driver:) I organized and coached a Cascade coed softball team for 5 years. I met my wife at Cascade and together we have close to 60 years of service at the club. I have been a Ride Instructor at Cascade for 20 years. (Cycle Reebok, RPM, Group Ride certified) I was a lifeguard/ swim Instructor prior to coming to Cascade and helped Teach lessons at Cascade early in my Career. (Life Saving, Life Guarding, and Water Safety Instructor certified 1984-1989) I still get together once a year with my 10 closest friends from high school for a golf weekend/Reunion. I am a proud Oregon Duck parent (Angie UO 2014) but I bleed Orange and Black.