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Athletic Training

 Athletic Training Students in class

We are pleased to announce that our Athletic Training Program completed its accreditation site visit during the 17-18 academic year and was awarded the full ten year accreditation approval!

The Athletic Training Program at Otterbein is a nationally accredited program through the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). This distinction means our program meets all the nationally recognized Standards for Accreditation of Professional Athletic Training Programs. 


B.S. in Athletic Training
This program is designed to qualify you to sit for the Board of Certification (BOC) National Exam. It also allows you to seek postgraduate education in science-demanding fields such as medicine, athletic training, or physical therapy. This program contains significant chemistry and physics components to help meet the prerequisites of such graduate programs.

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Program Contact

Dr. Joan Rocks, Athletic Training Program Director
Dr. Shelley Payne, Associate Professor
Charles Goodwin, Head Athletic Trainer
Danielle Kilboy, Assistant Athletic Trainer
Aaron Datillo, Assistant Athletic Trainer
Amanda Lusky, Assistant Athletic Trainer
Joe Wilkins, Clinical Education Coordinator
Angelo Lamatrice, Physical Therapist  614-823-3507
Brandon Bellman, Graduate Assistant
Morgan McCool, Graduate Assistant

Requirements and Standards

Careers in Athletic Training

Athletic Training Employment opportunities are quite numerous. In addition to the traditional job settings (high school, clinics, and college), athletic trainers are being hired in corporate/industrial settings, fitness centers, theater/dance facilities, physician's offices, emergency rooms etc. In fact, 50% of ATC's work outside of the traditional settings.

Resources for Athletic Training

Athletic Training Forms

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Checklist/Four Year Plan of Requirements for the Athletic Training Major

Prospective Students:  Information

Otterbein Athletics

/ Department of Health and Sport Sciences

Annette Boose
Rike Center
p / 614.823.3528
e / aharting@otterbein.edu


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