Young Professional Spotlight – January 2016 Andrew Mohr

CITY, STATE PRACTICING IN: Council Bluffs, IA PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT: Iowa Western Community College JOB TITLE: Assistant Athletic Trainer and Adjunct Faculty Member FAVORITE ASPECT OF JOB: The challenges of keeping up with the changing field of sports medicine. Having to keep your nose in the literature and always looking for the best and most efficient … Read more

YP Spotlight-Annica Morrison

CITY, STATE PRACTICING IN: Iowa City, Iowa PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT: University of Iowa JOB TITLE: Assistant Athletic Trainer FAVORITE ASPECT OF JOB: Watching a student-athlete return to play following an injury. MOST UNIQUE CASE YOU’VE SEEN THUS FAR IN YOUR CAREER: I would say the most unique cases  that I have dealt with so far … Read more

Rachel Johnson-Krug Receives Recognition

Rachel Johnson-Krug was awarded the Guardian Angel Award by the Burleigh County Sheriff’s Department.  Last fall, she witnessed a vehicle accident resulting in several injured individuals.  Rachel immediately left her vehicle and put her athletic training skills to work helping law enforcement by stabilizing victims on the side of the road until an ambulance arrived.  … Read more

MAATA YP Spotlight-Jessica Roberts

Name: Jessica Roberts Place of Employment: Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer Omaha, NE Favorite Aspect of Job: Protecting the public, helping BOC Approved Providers to offer quality continuing education to Athletic Trainers and promoting the profession