Daniel Rogers,



Daniel has spent the past few years working with individuals experiencing substance use disorders and co-occurring illnesses. He began his work in the field as a house manager for a sober living facility in New York after receiving his certification as a recovery coach. Daniel is currently working to obtain his mental health counseling licensure at New York University. As a former client at Legacy, Daniel developed a strong passion for helping individuals who share a similar experience to himself.


Over the past year, Daniel has worked to educate families, individuals, hospitals and educational settings as to the benefits associated with adventure based therapy. He is passionate about raising awareness through an emphasis on current research in the field. Daniel currently resides in New York. He believes in the importance of family, healthy relationships and self-care activities to achieve fulfillment and wellness in ones life. Most recently, Daniel began an internship at Weill-Cornell Medical Center, specializing in addressing substance use disorders and trauma across a diverse population.

The Legacy Team

The founders and leadership team of Legacy Outdoor Adventures bring together accomplishments and experience across the full spectrum of wilderness therapy.  Members of the team, led by Gil Hallows, Executive Director, and including Troy Faddis, Clinical Director, Ray Barlow, Admissions Director, and Derek Daley, marketing/admissions, have had a profound impact in defining the field of wilderness therapy.  Team members have played major roles developing effective wilderness programming, establishing risk management and clinical best practices, refining substance abuse treatment in the wilderness, and setting the standard for training professional field instructors and wilderness therapists.