Professional Staff

Brian Puccerella

Brian Puccerella, M.A.

Coordinator for Adventure Leadership and Programs


Brian received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Management from Texas Tech University before going on to receive his master’s degree in Sport Management with an emphasis in Adventure Education from the University of Alabama. He has worked in the field of Outdoor Education and Recreation for over 5 years now, working as a graduate assistant at the University of Alabama before coming to Adams State University.

Here at Adams, Brian oversees the adventure program and works with students to build a program culture of integrity and quality. In addition, he helps to coordinate and teach for the Adventure Leadership & Programming minor through the Human Performance & Physical Education department.  He is a certified Climbing Wall Instructor and Single Pitch Instructor with the American Mountain Guides Association and brings experience to Adams from a variety of outdoor disciplines & venues ranging from kayaking in Patagonia, mountain biking the Great Divide, to working as a raft guide in Denali National Park, Alaska. Brian is active in the community to develop recreation in Alamosa, and contributes where he can to improve the student experience at Adams State.

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