Inside Look

EKU Athletic Training Program Graduate a Member of NFL's Top Athletic Training Staff

Story by: by Morgan Romans, Student Assistant 2/12/2015 12:55:00 PM

Eastern Kentucky University graduate Greg McMillen plays a big role on the recently named number one athletic training staff in the National Football League.
 

Robbie Kippler, a junior Athletic Training Major accepted a 2015 Summer NFL Intership with the Dallas Cowboys

Robbie Kippler who is completing his second year  in the professional phase of the EKU Athletic Training Program,  was offered and accepted a NFL summer intership with the Dallas Cowboys for 2015.  Robbie spent this fall applying to several NFL teams for internships and recieved an offer from the Cowboys a few days ago.   Robbie  becomes the latest in a long l

EKU AT Program Faculty and Students Attend 30th Annual Southeast AThletic Training Student Symposium in Atlanta, GA

This year the 55 students from the EKU Athletic Training Program were able to attend the Southeast Athletic Training Association Student Symposium as they celebrated their 30th meeting. With the fundraising help of the programs members as well as President Benson and the athletic department AT program students attended yet another great conference.

New 2014 NATA Athletic Trainer Salary Survey Complete

Salaries for Athletic Trainers conitnue to improve please see summary of 2014 NATA Salary Survey see attahced file.  The last salary survey was completed in 2012. 

AT Program Director, Dr. Eric J. Fuchs, ATC, EMT invited to back to serve as part of United States Olympic Committee Volunteer Medical Staff

Dr. Fuchs, EKU's AT Program Director will be leaving next week to work as a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee Sports Medicine Volunteer Medical Staff and will be working at the Chula Vista U.S. Olympic Training Center for two weeks March 2-16, 2014.  This will be Dr. Fuchs, third time serving as a U.S.