Our Staff

Our staff are anxious to reveal there extensive knowledge of flora, fauna, culture and geography and bring greater depth to your adventure. In addition to our experience in group leadership, our instructors are continually expanding their knowledge of experiential education, environmental education, as well as security and rescue techniques. Wilderness Advanced First Aid certification is a standard at EcoSport.

Ricardo Alzamora	Ricardo Alzamora
  • Director/founder of EcoSport
  • BA in arts (ceramics) Minor in biology
  • 12 years of experience
  • Adventure sport guide: Rafting, Kayaking, Biking and Rock Climbing
  • Hobbies: Birdwatching, Photography and Music
  • Holds Wilderness First Responder (WFR) and Swift Water Rescue certificates

What do I like about working for EcoSport? “In working with Ecosport, I can encourage people to be a little more conscientious in their care for the environment and at the same time do the adventure sports I love

Maria Clara Espinosa Maria Clara Espinosa
  • Director Founder of EcoSport
  • BS in Environmental Education and BA in TV Production.
  • 17 Years of Experience as a Guide
  • Adventure Sport Guide. Rafting, Kayaking, Biking, Orienteering and Mountaineering.
  • Hobbies: Documentary Production. Adventure Racing.
  • Holds Wilderness First Responder (WFR) and Swift Water Rescue certificates

Why EcoSport? It is a chance to turn the outdoors into “my office” and combine working in a team with adventure sports.

Esteban Barrera Esteban Barrera
  • BA in Film and TV Production and Photography.
  • 8 Years of Experience
  • Adventure Sport Guide. Rock Climbing, Biking and Rafting
  • Hobbies: Bouldering, Traveling, and Photography & Documentary Filming.
  • Certifications: Advanced First Aid.
  • Holds Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certificate.

Why EcoSport? This is my chance to get people to realize how wonderful a country we live in. Also, to help each person find a real passion for life.


Tomas Espinoza Tomas Espinosa
  • BA in Gastronomy.
  • 7 Years of Experience
  • Adventure Sport Guide, Mountaineering, Rafting, Orienteering
  • Hobbies: Birdwatching, Biking, and Cooking.
  • Holds Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

Why EcoSport? I like to work with kids and teenagers; teach them about nature and making them realize how important is to take care of our house; Mother Earth.

Cecilia Salavador-Richardson Cecilia Salvador-Richardson
  • BA, specializing in sculpture Minor in Photography
  • 7 years of experience in Art Education as a teacher of a wide range of ages.
  • Six years of experience leading adventure trips in the U. S. Six years as a White Water Photographer.
  • Hobbies: Rock Climbing, Biking, Rafting, Hiking

Why EcoSport? For me, sharing with adults and kids the outdoor experience is a responsibility that was given to me the very first time that I experienced the wilderness. I firmly believe that a close relationship with nature develops human beings with integrity.

Dan Dixon Dan Dixon
  • 28 years of experience around the world.
  • Rafting and Kayaking instructor
  • Hobbies: Exploring new rivers, Bamboo Flute, Bird watching, Biking, and Writing.

Why EcoSport? Its a chance to work with a great team of people. Ecosport’s trips are out of the ordinary and really fun to guide.

Stephi Langpap Stephi Langpap
  • BA in Education.
  • 8 years of experience.
  • Original Staff of Ecosport.
  • Holds Wilderness Firs Responder (WFR).

Why EcoSport? For me it is the chance to share the excitement of learning something new. With Ecosport, it could be about your planet or it could be about yourself.

Robert Cedeño Robert Cedeño
  • 20 years of experience.
  • Ornithologist and Naturalist.
  • Hobbies: Horseback Riding and Photography.
  • Holds Wilderness First Responder (WFR).

Why EcoSport? To share my passion of birdwatching is a must. Through Ecosport trips is always an opportunity to do this because we are always in the outdoors.

Juliana Garcia Juliana Garcia
  • Undergraduate in Graphic Designer
  • 6 years of experience
  • Mountain guide certificate ASEGUIM
  • Adventure sport guide. Mountaineering, Orienteering, Hiking, Biking
  • Holds Wilderness First Responder (WFR)
  • Hobbies: Traveling, climbing, Adventure racing, photography.

Why EcoSport? I like to work in Ecosport because there I have the opportunity to share all my knowledge. I like to work with kids, to teach them about nature and take care about the environment.