Mike Kimmel is a NBPTS certified secondary teacher with a background in English and Social Studies. Mike has worked in several high schools, including ones where all classes were designed to match student athletic passions. Mike is also a curriculum designer and an instructional technology specialist for a large school district. He currently resides in Western Colorado. Mike is also a competition rock climbing coach, as climbing is his passion. Mike has traveled around the world in pursuit of climbs and continues to coach athletes to excel in this sport.