BAM Weekend Leaders
Tyler, John and Drew Brantley lead the BAM Father/Son Weekends.
|John Brantley is the father of three sons and has over 20 years of successful business experience. John also brings 15 years of pastoral ministry prior to starting his own business. John is a professional speaker and is the author of Performance Coaching: Skills Based Strategies to Develop Self Propelled People. John has co-authored numerous leadership, coaching, and teambuilding resources including High Octane Teamwork and The One Thing You Missed as a Leader.|
|Tyler Brantley has over 17 years of outdoor adventure experience. He has taught students internationally, worked with a large youth ministry in FL, interned with the Tennessee Titans, and more. Tyler received a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources from Sewanee: The University of the South in May 2009. At Sewanee, he was the Chair of the University Honor Council, lettered all four years on the football team, was named to the 2008 All-State Good Works Team, and was actively involved in community life. Tyler joined BAM Adventures staff full time after graduating. Outside of developing and leading retreats, he is currently involved in the LEAD Athens program through the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce.|
|Drew Brantley has over 15 years of outdoor adventure experience and over four years of leading and directing outdoor adventure with young men and women. Drew also brings seven years of firefighting, rescue, and medical experience, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of the South in Natural Resources. He is a professional speaker and has also been the host of the Performance Solution Webinar Series. In addition he has co-authored numerous leadership, coaching, and teambuilding resources including High Octane Teamwork and The One Thing You Missed as a Leader.|
|Dusty Davis thinks, "if it has wheels it should go fast." From motocross to mountain bikes, he has ridden and raced for the last twenty-seven years. He was a two-time Oregon State cycling champion and raced in the National Championships and in Europe. He competed in the Olympic trials alongside seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong. Dusty was honored to carry the Olympic torch as it traveled through Oregon. He appeared on ESPN taking second place in a national class Adventure Race consisting of kayaking, mountain biking, and trail running. Dusty, an Auburn University graduate, spent fourteen years in Oregon. There he served as a West Coast Regional Director for the sports ministry "Athletes in Action." He led mission trips to seventeen countries around the world from Mongolia to Cameroon.
Dusty was a top Falling Creek staff member in the 1980's. He and his wife Mary Lou, their two sons and daughter live in Birmingham, Alabama where Dusty has a sports ministry with college and professional athletes. Mary Lou is a freelance photographer and author. They all enjoy rock climbing, kayaking, water skiing and riding motocross..