CDR Rick Gile has been the Senior Naval Science Instructor at Everett High for seven years. He served over 20 years active duty as a naval aviator finishing his last four years teaching naval science at the University of Washington. He holds a Master's degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College and a Bachelor's in Business Administration from the University of Oregon.
During his tenure at EHS he has seen his NJROTC unit earn the accolade: "2010 Most Improved NJROTC Unit in the Nation". His personal awards include: NJROTC Area 13 - "Instructor of the Year - 2010"; Everett Public Schools "2013 Teacher of the Year"; Washington Regional (ESD189) "2013 Teacher of the Year".
He resides in Mill Creek, WA with his wife Cynthia and their dog Baxter.