TA Loeffler Ph.D. is a unique combination of outdoor adventurer, author, filmmaker, photographer, educator, and motivational speaker, bringing a diversity of experience and expertise to everything she does. Her work and adventures have taken her to 35 different countries and five different continents. TA has received international and national recognition for her innovative teaching and motivational speaking. In 2006, The Globe and Mail named TA, A Class Act and she received the Association of Atlantic Universities Distinguished Teaching Award. The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport named TA to their 2006 Top Twenty Most Influential Women in Canadian Sport and Physical Activity List. Additionally, TA received the Memorial University Presidents Award for Distinguished Teaching in 2005 and the Association for Experiential Education presented named TA, the Outstanding Experiential Teacher of the Year in 1999.