Dr. Kindal Shores

Dr. Kindal Shores
Associate Professor

B.S., Ball State University
M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Research Interests:
Health outcomes in public leisure settings; the role of community park and recreation agencies in resident well-being; social psychology of leisure for diverse populations

Contact Information:
2401 Carol Belk Building
Greenville, NC 27858
(252) 328-5649


RCLS educates tomorrow's leaders in recreation, parks, tourism, and recreational therapy as well as provides scholarship and leadership to the region, state, and nation.


To be the model professional education and training program of the nation through scholarship, innovation, technical assistance, and outreach thereby helping learners to develop the necessary competencies, interpersonal skills, and critical thinking to lead the professions in the coming decades.


RCLS holds the following core values, which serve as the foundation for where we place our priorities in terms of teaching, scholarship, and service.