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Rick Sage Named HAAC Athletic Trainer Of The Year

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Awards

Rick Sage Named HAAC Athletic Trainer Of The Year

The Heart of America Athletic Conference (HAAC) announced their conference awards and CMU athletic trainer Rick Sage was named the top athletic trainer in the conference.

The Heart of America Athletic Conference (HAAC) announced their conference awards and CMU athletic trainer Rick Sage was named the top athletic trainer in the conference.

“Rick (Sage) has done a tremendous job servicing the student athletes in our department,” said CMU Athletic Director Brian Spielbauer. “He has been with us for many years as a student, a coach, and as an athletic trainer. We are very proud of our entire athletic training staff and program, and Rick is a great leader within that department. He has a high energy level, and very high skill level in his profession. We are very fortunate to have him with us at CMU.”

Sage just finished his eighth year as an athletic trainer for the Eagles. He had also previously served as the pitching coach for the Eagles’ baseball team, prior to his full-time appointment as one of the athletic trainers. Sage received his undergraduate degree in Athletic Training from Central Methodist in 2001. He then received a Master’s of Science in Physical Education, Exercise, and Sports Science with an Emphasis in Athletic Training at Central Missouri in 2004.

“This is a well-deserved award for Rick (Sage),” said CMU Athletic Training Education Program Director Wade Welton. “He has put a lot of time and energy into providing quality healthcare for our athletes.”

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