About Us

KOZ Mission Statement
KOZ is an Outdoor Adventure Ministry
that provides kids with mentors and direction to become
Godly adults. “No Kid Left Inside”©


TJ Greaney, Founder of KOZIMG_2608

TJ is an award winning outdoor travel and adventure writer, photographer, radio show host and past President of the Texas Outdoor Writers Association.

He published a Texas lifestyle magazine with his wife Sandra for more than 20 years from their home in Austin, Texas. Country Line Magazine. Countrylinemagazine.com

He is also co-host with his oldest son, professional bass angler Cody Ryan, of the #1 outdoor adventure radio show, The Outdoor Zone. Theoutdoorzone.com

TJ’s daughter graduated from Texas A&M as an Ag teacher, his youngest son Jon-Michael is working on his Photography education.

If you ask TJ his passions he would tell you. Jesus Christ, his family including dear friends, the ministry of KOZ, writing, coffee and the cool air of the mountains. He is involved daily working with KOZ leaders, creating materials, fundraising and mentoring.

TJ is available to talk by calling his office and right hand assistant Jan, 512-292-1113.

Rick Mageerick family
COO and East Coast Director KOZ

Rick is an outdoorsman by heart. Raised in Mississippi, Alabama and now living in Lynchburg, Virginia, Rick knows the outdoors. From the timber industry to ministry he came to KOZ after years as the Executive Pastor at Hyland Heights Baptist church in Lynchburg.

Married to an amazing lady, Martha and dad to three boys Rick enjoys Jesus, family, a good tree stand in the fall and a farm pond or lake just about any time of year. Contact him at rick@kidsoutdoorzone.com

Click here to meet our Board of Directors.