Kevin Cougler, CEO and Founder, has been an entrepreneur for over 20 years in the technology and engineering fields and the Executive Director of Canadian charity, Partners In Research (PIR), in London, Ontario until 2015. While at PIR Kevin was responsible for or founded such educational STEM programs as Virtual Researcher On Call (VROC), This Week In Science (Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and Education podcasts, Research Me, Sanofi BioGenius Challenge Canada and Live Event. Kevin’s professional career has been dedicated to inspiring youth.
In 2013 Kevin founded STEM Camp in two locations in Ontario as a pilot project. By the summer of 2017, STEM Camp was offered in 46 locations across Ontario, serving 8800 youth and increasing in capacity each year. Kevin’s ultimate goal is to bring inspirational and fun experiences to as many youth across Canada as possible.
An avid athlete (triathlon, duathlon, badminton, marathon, Spartan Warrior, tennis, golf and more), Kevin founded Sports Discovery Camp in 2018 in the spirit of developing a multi sport camp where youth can experience a variety of sports each week. Kevin is also a Level 2 certified National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) coach and the Youth Director at the Woodstock Badminton Club.