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Advisory Board

Carol Goolsby Carol Goolsby

A San Antonio native, and resident of McAllen, has been an educator for 25 years, the last 15 at nature parks both in Australia and South Texas, developing environmental education curricula.

Her expertise is in helping organizations maximize the impact of their education efforts by transforming lessons from passive or auditory, to a goal-oriented, interactive, hands-on, highly visual and creative curriculum.

She is committed to combating the "nature deficit disorder" syndrome plaguing today's youth, and ensuring that whatever valuable time Fishing's Future... read more

Dr. Ed Tampson Dr. Ed Tampson

Dr. Tamson founded Performance Dimensions International (PDi) in 1983. He has provided consulting services and survey solutions for a variety of organizations, including: Technology, Engineering, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Retail, Financial, Hospitality, and the public sector. His expertise in linking valid and reliable measurements, surveys and assessments (quantitative data) with highly effective individual, team and overall organizational performance improvements (qualitative processes) has resulted in the design and implementation of innovative and highly productive:... read more

Flip Pallot Flip Pallot, Flip and Granddaughter doing what Flip does...sharing the love of fishing with others.

Flip Pallot has dedicated most of his life to the sport of fishing. He is creative, passionate, a master in the art of fly casting, fly tying, and teaching others . His unique personality, kind character , and his enthusiastic love to share and prosper this great sport is what makes Flip a true “Living Legend”.



1) United States Coast Guard, Captain
2) U.S. Department of the Interior, Guide, Everglades Nat. Park.
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Hall of Fame Coach Bob Knight Coach Bob Knight

Coaching Summary Career 1273 games

NCAA Wins = 902 #2 among all coaches
Games Coached = 1,273
National Championships = 3
NCAA Tournament Appearances = 28 #1 among all coaches
NIT Championships = 1
Olympic Gold Medal = 1
Pan American Gold Medal = 1
20 (or more) games won = 29 seasons #1 among all coaches
30 (or more) games won = 4 seasons
Perfect Season = 1 (32 – 0) 1975-1976 season

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Mario Marquez Mario Marquez

Born and raised in South Texas, Mario calls the Lower Laguna Madre home. He has fished these waters since before he could remember and his passion for “a tight line” has only increased. “Not many people know how special our area is both culturally and biologically…so instilling my passion for fishing and a few bits of ‘nerdiness’ with my community is priceless”, says Mario.

Mario received his B.S. in Biology at the University of Texas Brownsville, and Master’s Degree in Biology at the University of Texas Brownsville focusing in Marine Biology/Ecology of Estuarine Systems. Mario is a... read more

Peter B. Caceres Peter B. Caceres "On Top", Peter running the 800 meters in the 1980 Olympics

Peter B. Caceres was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and he is currently living in South Padre Island, Texas.  He is the owner and operator, together with his wife Deissy, of Olympian Fitness a fitness studio located in Port Isabel, Texas.  Peter holds a Master’s Degree in Industrial Technology from the University of Central Missouri State and a Bachelor’s Degree from Southeast Missouri State University.

Professionally Peter has more than 20 years of experience in engineering, sales and marketing in the composites and robotics/automation industries.  He was awarded... read more

Senator Lucio, Jr Senator Lucio, Jr
Theresa Metty Theresa Metty

Theresa, a C.P.M., is CEO of Metty Advisory Group. She formerly was senior vice president and CPO for Motorola, Inc., where she oversaw all direct purchases, ranging from components and materials to third-party services and software. Prior to being CPO, Metty served as senior vice president and general manager of the supply chain for Motorola's largest business unit — Mobile Devices.

Prior to joining Motorola in November 2000, Theresa was vice president of procurement at IBM, responsible for $45 billion in purchases. Metty was a key driver of change at IBM and achieved outstanding... read more