CCU Spotlights

Derek Branstrom

Derek Branstrom

Associate Professor and Director of Outdoor Leadership
School of Business and Leadership

  • M.A. Sport Administration (University of Northern Colorado)
  • B.S. Math Education (University of Wyoming)


Phone: (303) 963-3159

Professional Accomplishments:

Teacher in Jefferson County Public Schools for 19 years, Instructor for Outward Bound for 8 Seasons, Instructor for Solid Rock Outdoor Ministry, Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS Wilderness First Aid Instructor, Wilderness First Responder.

Faith and Learning:

Jesus gave us the model for leading and teaching in the outdoors. Additionally, we see how God used the wilderness to upgrade his people throughout scripture. The goal of the Outdoor Leadership program is to provide upgrade experiences in God's creation.

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