Bob arrived at Grande Prairie Regional College (GPRC) in 1966. He was one of the original faculty members of GPRC and proceeded to establish the Department of Physical Education and Athletics. During the early years, Bob not only taught physical education courses and directed student services, but also kept busy with a heavy coaching load. His coaching duties over the years included volleyball, football, basketball, hockey and golf. Bob was also very involved in College committee work and served a term as President of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference. Bob was awarded his PhD in Physical Education Administration at the University of Oregon in 1975.
Bob served as a member of the Board of Governors from 1985 to 1991. He was Vice Chairman of the board for a term and Chairman of the Building Committee for the new College expansion project. He was also a member of the 25th Anniversary Committee.
Bob's legacy lives through the creation of an atmosphere of commitment and excellence, starting in 1966 carried forward to the present time.