Ted graduated from Randolph-Macon College in 1984. He has been working for Overland Experts since 2010 and has been a Certified Instructor with the International 4 Wheel Drive Trainers Association since 2013. He is also a Tread Lightly Master Tread Trainer.

Ted has taught off-road driving to members of every branch of the US Military, civilians both novice and experienced, and various commercial clients. He is currently based in Virginia and knows the mountains of Virginia and West Virginia well. Ted has experience in North Carolina, New England, Colorado, Arizona, Montana, and western California with a variety of vehicles.