Stephen Lamb

Stephen Lamb

Scoutmaster

Stephen Lamb began attending Troop 6 meetings in 2012 as a parent with minimal outdoor experience. With the aid of the more seasoned assistant scoutmasters, the seeds of high adventure were planted in him. He has been to Philmont, Boundary Waters Canoe Area and Sea Base St. Thomas.

Favorite scOUTing: Big South Fork or Shining Rock

Favorite High Adventure: Philmont

“Scouting is a fantastic organization, but it’s even better here in East Tennessee.”

Quote:  “Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes. After that who cares?… He’s a mile away and you’ve got his shoes!”

– Billy Connolly

David Pickens

David Pickens

Assistant Scoutmaster /100 Year Committee

Pick started with Troop 6 in 1998.

Favorite scOUTing: Coykendall’s

Favorite High Adventure: McPickmount

John Wilson

John Wilson

Assistant Scoutmaster / Outdoor Coordinator

John started with Troop 6 in 1990 and served as Scoutmaster from 1995 – 1997.

Favorite scOUTing: Mt. Rogers in the Winter

Favorite High Adventure: Colorado 14ers

Quote: WWJWD?

David Sinder

David Sinder

Assistant Scoutmaster / Troop Committee Chair

David served as Assistant Scoutmaster at Troop 395 in Raleigh NC before joining Troop 6 in 1994. He served as Scoutmaster of Troop 6 from 1999-2004.

Favorite scOUTing: “Which Season?”

Favorite High Adventure: Canoe Base

Ken Wise

Ken Wise

Assistant Scoutmaster / Great Smoky Mt. Lead

Ken started with Troop 6 in 1996.  He received his Eagle rank in 1967 and has been active in the Order of the Arrow.

Favorite scOUTing: Coykendall’s

Favorite High Adventure: Philmont

Dax Witherspoon

Dax Witherspoon

Assistant Scoutmaster / Troopmaster

Dax started with Troop 6 in 2008. Dax received his Eagle in 1985.

Favorite scOUTing: Frozen Head

Favorite High Adventure: Philmont Scout Ranch

Ray Tant

Ray Tant

Assistant Scoutmaster / 1st Year Scout Lead

Ray started with Troop 6 in 2012 and earned his Wood Badge in 2014.

Favorite scOUTing: Anything in the Backcountry (hiking, caving, canoeing, climbing, mountaineering)

Quote: Success in training the boys depends largely on the Scoutmaster’s own personal example.” Robert Baden-Powell

Neil Malcolm

Neil Malcolm

Assistant Scoutmaster / Webmaster

Neil started with Troop 6 as a scout in 1990.  He earned his Eagle Scout in 1994.

Favorite scOUTing: Coykendall’s

Favorite High Adventure: Northern Tier Canoe Base

Jeff Gotcher

Jeff Gotcher

Assistant Scoutmaster

Jeff started with Troop 6 as a Scout in 1994. He earned his Eagle from Troop 6 in 2001

Favorite scOUTing: Coykendall’s

Favorite High Adventure: Philmont Scout Ranch

Quote: “If you’re going to be a bear, be a grizzly bear.” – Gandhi

Lynn Larkin

Lynn Larkin

Assistant Scoutmaster / Philmont Coordinator

Lynn started with Troop 6 in 1999. He earned his Eagle and gold Palm in 1964.

Favorite scOUTing: Mt Rogers

Favorite High Adventure: Philmont

Quote: IWTGBTP

Paul Koontz

Paul Koontz

Assistant Scoutmaster / Philmont Coordinator

Paul started with Troop 6 in 2012.

Favorite scOUTing: Coykendall’s

Quote: “The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.”