News: Athletic Training

Athletic Training Students Prepare To Be First-Responders

Written By: Megan Pabian | February 10, 2020
When trauma happens at athletic events, an athletic trainer is usually the first medical professional at an athlete’s side. An athletic trainer’s ability to think clearly and act fast can...

Athletic Training Students Participate in Pro Bowl

Written By: Megan Pabian | January 31, 2020
Several athletic training students got first-hand experience working alongside athletic trainers from the National Football League during the 2020 Pro Bowl, in conjunction with AdventHealth, who served as the medical...

Jennifer and Matthew Laws are November’s Athletic Training Preceptors of the Month

Written By: Kim MacLennan | December 6, 2019
We are excited to announce two Preceptors of the Month for November 2019 – Matthew and Jennifer Laws! Matt and Jennifer started dating in their teens. They were both accepted...

Patrick O’Donnell III Named UCF Athletic Training Preceptor of the Month for October 2019

Written By: Kim MacLennan | October 30, 2019
Patrick O’Donnell III, graduate assistant athletic trainer for UCF Athletics, receives great reviews from the students he teaches as a preceptor with the UCF Athletic Training Program. His love of...

Preceptor of the Month for September 2019!

Written By: Kim MacLennan | September 30, 2019
Congratulations to Jason Torres, recipient of the September 2019 UCF Athletic Training Program Preceptor of the Month award. As a student in the program, Torres was president of the UCF...

Schellhase, Ingersoll Receive Honors, Recognition from National Athletic Trainers’ Association

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | August 7, 2019
The National Athletic Trainers’ Association recently recognized Dean Christopher Ingersoll and Kristen Schellhase, associate lecturer and athletic training program director, during the organization’s convention in July. Schellhase received the Athletic...

Preceptor of the Month: Samuel Wichael

Written By: Kim Maclennan | April 24, 2019
We congratulate Samuel Wichael, assistant athletic trainer for UCF Athletics, on earning the Preceptor of the Month award for April 2019. Praise for Wichael According to his students, Wichael is...

Preceptor of the Month: Alyson Grimshaw

Written By: Kim Maclennan | March 28, 2019
We congratulate Alyson Grimshaw, LAT, ATC, athletic trainer for UCF Athletics, on earning the March Preceptor of the Month award! Praise for Grimshaw Alyson Grimshaw made quite an impression on...

Schellhase Travels to Colorado to Work with Olympic Teams, Athletes

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | March 8, 2019
Dean’s Fellow and Associate Lecturer Kristen Schellhase will join other healthcare providers for two weeks in March in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she will volunteer to work with athletes as...

Preceptor of the Month: Gjerome Mogol

Written By: Kim Maclennan | February 28, 2019
Congratulations, Gjerome Mogol, for earning the UCF Athletic Training Program’s Preceptor of the Month award for February 2019! Mogol is a teacher and athletic trainer at Apopka High School. He earned...