Ernie Colflesh

Ernie Colflesh


CA, United States




Ernie aims to genuinely inspire learners, and empower them to succeed no matter their circumstances.

Raised on a farm in Pennsylvania, Ernie grew up skiing, Scouting, and climbing throughout the Mid-Atlantic. Since gaining paramedic credentials in 2004, Ernie has worked as a search and rescue paramedic in Yosemite National Park, a flight paramedic in Southern California, and a remote site paramedic in a range of demanding environments around the world. 

Ernie is also a PADI rated divemaster, FAA licensed private pilot, and certified Yoshinkan aikido instructor.