Brian Wiese, a trainer with extensive collegiate and professional experience and who has been with Central Michigan Athletics the past year, was appointed the assistant athletic director of sports medicine by Interim Director of Athletics Marcy Weston.
Wiese’s new role begins Monday, July 3, and he will supervise the trainers and coordinate the sports medicine program, including budgeting, recruitment and overseeing athletic training services for all CMU Athletics programs.
“Brian has been a leader since he arrived at CMU,” Executive Associate Athletic Director of Sport Administration Cristy Freese said. “His energy is infectious, and his drive to provide the highest level of care for our student-athletes is a seamless match with the rest of our sports medicine staff.”
Wiese, joined CMU Athletics in 2016 as the associate head athletic trainer for football and baseball. He will continue to serve as the lead trainer for football.
Before coming to CMU, Wiese was an assistant athletic trainer at East Carolina University for three years. He also was a graduate assistant working with the football, basketball and rifle teams at the University of Kentucky from 2011-2013. He earned his master’s degree in athletic training from Kentucky.
Wiese earned his bachelor’s degree from Hope College, where he played basketball before deciding to pursue a career as an athletic trainer. He interned with the New York Giants athletic training staff in 2009 and 2010.