News: Athletic Training

A Message from Our Dean on Our Commitment to Stand Up for What Is Right

Written By: Christopher D. Ingersoll | June 4, 2020
Dear CHPS students, faculty and staff- The heartbreaking events of the past week emphasize the significant and persistent racial injustices that exist in our nation. I share in your feelings...

Athletic Training Student Wins Founders’ Award

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | February 25, 2020
Danielle Scognamiglio, a senior athletic training student in the undergraduate program, has been selected as the 2020 College of Health Professions and Sciences Undergraduate Student Founders’ Award recipient. This award...

Bill Sanders Named UCF Athletic Training Preceptor of the Month for February 2020

Written By: Kim MacLennan | February 25, 2020
The student athletic trainers who get the opportunity to work with Bill Sanders have nothing but positive things to say about him. Encouraging. Energetic. Patient. Funny. Relatable. These are just...

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...

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