Rick Hutchins has taught over 60 different courses and workshops at the college level in his teaching and coaching career, first in the field of health and physical education, and later in the computing field. He previously coached eight different sports (primarily college level), and was an Athletic Director at Plymouth State College, and later Hanover High School. He currently serves as a computer consultant, website developer, Treasurer of the Goose Pond Lake Association, teacher, and photographer.
Course Title: Ladies and Gentlemen, the Beatles (Spring Term 2019)
"While I have enjoyed other Osher courses, this was the very best. Hutch was so prepared for each session and his material was fascinating."
"Great preparation, and Hutch engages the class in a great way."
Course Title: Baseball in America (Fall Term 2018)
"Rick Hutchins was terrific. He presented all the material in an interesting way that captured the attention of the class and encouraged participation from all."
"His energetic and upbeat teaching style was much appreciated."
Course Title: Sport in America since 1865 (Spring Term 2018)
"This was one of the best classes I've attended because the Study Leader was well prepared but also because he let members of the class exchange their experiences and views."
"Hutch's knowledge and enthusiasm, his planning and extensive preparation, his presentations to the class, the readings he selected, the handouts, fun assignments and questionnaires, summaries of sport history, and the enthusiastic class discussions guided by Hutch all combined to produce a top-notch, very enjoyable, and memorable learning experience."
Course Title: Digital Photography Simplified
"The Study Leader was knowledgeable and a good communicator. I enjoyed every minute."
"Rick is a good teacher who relates well to learners."