ON AND OFF THE FIELD... Mitch
There’s more to athletic training than just working on a sports field. Assisting athletes might be the backbone of the profession, but there’s no limit to the settings where an athletic trainer can apply their expertise.
Athletic Trainers are individuals who’ve worked to become qualified and multi-skilled health care professionals. Athletic trainers, or ATs, work to prevent injury, maintain wellness, provide clinical evaluation, while also offering emergency care, rehabilitation, and more.
Mitch, ATC/L received a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Indiana University in May of 2018. He received a post-professional Master of Science in Athletic Training from Ohio University in May of 2020. Mitch worked as a Grad Assistant Athletic Trainer for the Cincinnati Reds, and for Ohio University Men’s Basketball. Mitch traveled with Indiana University’s wrestling and football, in addition to men’s soccer and women’s tennis. Mitch has completed research on acute effects of sleep deprivation on neuro-ophthalmologic function, time of day impacts on near point of convergence, and protocol concussion treatment in Division I athletes.
Mitch served as the Department Representative for Athletic Training in the Ohio Graduate Student Senate. He promoted and shared the role and importance of Athletic Trainers as healthcare providers. He has worked several BIG Ten Conference Tournament