Darren BrungardtAssistant Professor, Mathematics; Coach, CMC Leadville Running Club
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2018 Faculty of the Year, Leadville and Chaffee County
- B.S. Mathematics with an Emphasis in Secondary Education and a minor in History (University of Northern Colorado 12/2004)
- M.A. Mathematics (University of Northern Colorado 12/2006)
- M.A. Human Performance and Physical Education with an emphasis in Coaching (Adams State University 8/2012)
Whether you’re taking an algebra course or running alongside him on the campus trails, it is clear that Darren Brungardt has two passions: math and running. Darren has ample experience in secondary and higher education, including seven years as an adjunct math professor at Colorado Mountain College in Summit County. Darren also coaches the CMC Leadville Running Club. He enjoys hitting the trails, whether he is running, racing in 5ks or 10ks, snowshoeing, hiking or camping.
Darren ran track at the University of Northern Colorado, primarily racing the 5,000 and 10,000 meter races. His coaching experience includes track and cross country at Berthoud High School, Summit High School, Boulder High School and even coached women’s rugby in Summit. You can find Darren exploring the campus trails before and after class - unless the Denver Broncos are playing!
What Students Say
“Darren helped me so much with math. He has been one of my favorite teachers I have ever had. He breakdowns all of the problems he teaches. He cares about student success.” -Dakota Eanes
“Darren has helped me understand a class I have a very difficult time understanding and his teaching skills has helped me understand what math is actually about.” -Hannah Bussy
“I can’t ever say I hate math again after having Darren as a teacher.” –Gabby Ingram