A LITTLE ABOUT ME
John received his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Northern Illinois University in Dekalb, Illinois. He is a preceptor for College Athletic Training students for 10 plus years. Currently he has been the Athletic Trainer for Team Illinois’ National High School Wrestling team for 5 years. John uses a variety of methods to get the core of the problem, not just the symptoms, ranging from athletic taping, kinesiotape, electronic stimulation, and vestibular ocular motor screening for concussions. IMPACT testing software is another method he is well versed in when treating concussions.
John’s professional background consists of working High School, and club sports such as football, wrestling, soccer, basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, and highly competitive cheer. He has also worked in physical therapy and physician clinics assisting MD’s, PT’s, and PTA’s. John will be working in the OSI Shoreview clinic and Centennial High School providing athletic training coverage for all athletics. He has a personal interest in working with concussions and on the field emergency medical care.
Spare Time Activities
In his spare time, John likes to lift weights, exercise, and watch sports. He also enjoys retro video gaming, movies, and playing with his Ragdoll cat Leeloo.
On-field emergency medical care
Bachelor of Science (BS) in Athletic Training, Northern Illinois University
Certified Athletic Trainer
Certified Collegiate Preceptor
Certified Professional Rescuer