Article reposted from NSUWolves.com
Author: NSU Sports Information
Northern State Athletics and Sanford Health announced Thursday the addition of Justin Greenway as an assistant athletic trainer for the Wolves. Greenway will cover football, swimming, and softball for the Wolves beginning in the fall of 2017.
“Justin will be a tremendous addition to the Northern State University sports medicine staff,” noted Brandon Tetrault, Head Athletic Trainer. “Justin has a strong work ethic and will continue that while working with NSU football, swimming, and softball. He has a great understanding of what it takes to play collegiate athletics, which will make him an invaluable resource for the student-athletes.”
“I am very excited to be a part of the athletic training team and to join the athletic programs at NSU,” explained Greenway. “I’m looking forward to being in a great community that has such fantastic support for the university.”
The Mitchell native joins the Wolves as a recent graduate of Augustana University where he received his bachelors in Athletic Training. Greenway is a Certified Athletic Trainer and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He began his career in the athletic training field as an intern with the Augustana football and wrestling teams, where he performed assessments, treatments, and rehabilitation. He went on to intern with the Minnesota Vikings Sports Medicine team and Sanford Clinics at the high school level.
Greenway worked with the Mitchell Extreme Gymnastics Academy in the summer of 2016, developing fitness and agility programs for children age 4-12. He was also the head youth wrestling coach for O’Gorman School from 2014-16, where he prepared practice plans and instructed up to 50 athletes ages 3-12.
Greenway was a member of the Augustana Viking football and track and field teams from 2012-16. He was a 3-time NSIC Special Teams Player of the Week, 2-time NSIC All-Academic, and All-Conference selection in football. Greenway also earned four All-Conference awards as a sprinter for the Vikings. He was also a decorated member of the football, wrestling, and track and field teams at Mitchell High School.