NATM2016

Franklin College Celebrates NATM2016

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NATM2016

Franklin College Celebrates NATM2016

The Franklin College athletic department is joining colleague nationwide in celebrating a National Athletic Training Association initiative promoting fitness, health, and preventing injuries throughout March, national athletic trainers month.

Athletic trainers across America are being recognized for their many contributions to helping people prevent injuries, and staying healthy and active. Athletic trainers are health care professionals who can be found helping people at high school, college, and professional sports events; assisting at corporate, military, and performing arts activities, and providing services at medical clinics, hospitals, and physician offices.

Franklin College’s Head Athletic Trainer Chris Shaff was honored as the 2013 Athletic Trainer of the Year, by the Indiana Athletic Training Association. He works with the baseball team during the spring athletics season.

Meanwhile, athletic training duties at other spring sports are handled by staff members Kelly Zimmerman, for track and field; Chasity Wilson, with women’s lacrosse; and Greg Taylor, for softball.

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