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Cougar Student Athletic Trainer Alumni

The Cougar student athletic trainer alumni have laid, and continue to support, the foundation of the sports medicine department’s ongoing success.

“I never dreamed, back in January of 1981, that I would see our program become one of the top community college athletic training programs in Kansas, and quite possibly the NJCAA.”  - Ken Henderson, Head Athletic Trainer

 Graduates, and those who chose to leave early, have all had an impact on our program. The links to each decade’s student athletic trainers can be found below. Hopefully, no one has been left out.
     The 1980’s
     The 1990’s
     The 2000’s
     The 2010’s

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The experiences of each student athletic trainer have led them on to a variety of career paths:

  • Athletic Training
         Barton's Certified Athletic Trainers
  • Education / Coaching / Sports Administration  
  • Exercise Science / Nutrition
  • Physical Therapy / Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Medicine / Nursing
  • Business Adventures
  • Etc…

Assistant Athletic Trainers

The sports medicine department’s growth at Barton would not have been possible without the addition of associate and assistant athletic trainers as noted below:
Katy Winder (Associate AT): 1999 – 2000
Matt Luthi (Assistant ATC): 2000 – 2004
Ryan Zink (Assistant ATC): 2004-2006
Jason Parks (Assistant ATC): 2007-2012
Joe Pettitt (Assistant ATC): 2012-2014
Jonathon Lovercamp (Assistant ATC): 2014-present