Mr. Whittingham is part of the Social Studies Department and Outdoor Pursuits Program at Vimy Ridge Academy. He is a graduate of the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Physical Education and Bachelor of Education. Mr. Whittingham has been with Edmonton Public Schools since 2000, teaching Social Studies, Physical Education, Work Experience, and involved with Student Services working with at risk students. He has enjoyed coaching Basketball and Rugby throughout his career and is passionate about helping students explore and be successful in the many opportunities at Vimy. Mr. Whittingham was born and raised in Edmonton competing in hockey, rugby, boxing, baseball, basketball, and a variety of other athletic endeavours. He has also been an avid outdoors enthusiast throughout his life camping, mountain biking, fishing, hunting, water skiing, downhill skiing, cross country skiing and paddling. He hopes to help instill the passion for lifelong learning and an active lifestyle in all his students.