"The Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) is a highly educated and skilled professional specializing in the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries. In cooperation with Physicians and other allied health personnel, the ATC functions as an integral member of the athletic healthcare team in secondary schools, colleges and universities, sports medicine clinics, professional sports programs, industrial settings and other healthcare environments." -- Taken from www.nata.org
Head Football Athletic Trainer
Football Rehabilitation Coordinator
Track and Field/Cross Country
There are four general Sports Medicine Physicians who rotate daily within the Athletic Training Room. These Physicians are also available at Health and Wellness Service.
Our Orthopedic Surgeon comes once a week to the Athletic Training Room but is also available off site at Inland Orthopedics. Dr. Tingstad also has a Physician's Assistant who works with him at Inland Orthopedics.
Our Sports Nutritionist is housed in the weight room. Lindsay is the Coordinator of Sports Nutrition. Lindsay helps with all nutritional questions and needs, including overseeing the Cougar Athletic Training Table.
Our Sports Psychologist is located at Health and Wellness. Dr. Geiger provides support to student-athletes for the behavioral, cognitive, emotional//psychological, and physical/mental demands of their sports.