Michael Darling


  • B.S., Exercise Science, Appalachian State
  • M.A., Health Sciences

Teaching Specialties

  • Backpacking
  • Orienteering


  • Backpacking
  • Hiking 
  • Paddling
  • Climbing
  • Mountain Biking

How did you discover Appalachian State University?

"I went to school at Appalachian State for a degree in Exercise Science and loved Boone so much that I stayed in the area after I graduated."

What is your favorite thing about Boone?

"The people in this community are so supportive of one another"

What most excited you about your field?

"I love to share my passion for the outdoors with my students."

Professional Certifications

  • CSCS
  • PRCS
  • WFR
Title: Adjunct Lecturer
Department: RMPE

Email address: Email me

Office address
HCC Mailbox