Christopher King MS

Instructor of Health and Movement Science

  • 641-784-5043

BS, Northwest Missouri State University
MS, Emporia State University


Christopher King, MS, is Instructor of Health and Movement Science at Graceland University. He graduated from Mount Ayr High school in Mount Ayr, Iowa, in 2007 and received a Bachelor of Science in K-12 Physical Education from Northwest Missouri State University in 2011.

While attending Northwest Missouri State University, Mr. King competed in cross country and track; was active with the Missouri Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (MOAHPERD); and was involved in numerous national honor societies. In 2010, Chris received the MOAHPERD Student-Major of the Year award.

For the past five years, Mr. King has taught physical education and coaching and served as an activities director at the junior high and high school levels. While teaching full-time, he earned his Master of Science in Health, Education, Recreation and Dance from Emporia State University in 2016.  

Mr. King is passionate about working in higher education. He knew an opportunity to work at Graceland University was a step in a great direction. Currently, he is working toward a Doctor of Education in Administration, Leadership and Technology through Taft University. Mr. King’s education interests include athletic performance, biomechanics and exercise physiology, kinesiology and innovative effective instruction for lifelong physical activity.  

In his free time, Mr. King enjoys running, cycling, weight lifting, walking, hiking, vacationing, working on his cars, wood crafting, spending time with his family, going to church and hunting. He is excited to work with, teach and learn from the University’s students and faculty this year.  

Office location

Zimmermann Hall, Rm# 307

Mail location

Zimmermann Hall, Rm# 307