Wally Blase is a WSU Athletic Training Alumni and Head Athletic Trainer of the Atlanta Hawks of the NBA

Life After WSU Athletic Training

Athletic Training Career Opportunities

US News & World Report - Best Careers 2011: Athletic Training
    Athletic Training is listed as one of the 50 BEST CAREERS of 2011! 
    Read the entire report - here

2010-11 Occupational Handbook - Projects Athletic Training job growth at 30% from 2010-2020!
    Growth projection is "much faster than the average for all occupations." 
    Read the entire report - here

WSU Graduates

Numerous professional and educational opportunities await students who have graduated from the Winona State University Athletic Training Educational Program. 

Past graduates have or are currently working in the following practice settings:
• National Basketball Association (NBA)
• National Football League (NFL)
• NCAA Division I, II and III Institutions
• Sports Medicine Clinics/Hospitals
• High School Setting

Past WSU graduates have received graduate assistantships all around the nation.  Some universities include:
• Michigan State University
• University of Kentucky
• Old Dominion University
• Louisiana Tech University
• Syracuse University
• University of Minnesota
• San Jose State University
• Northern Colorado University
• East Carolina University
• West Virginia University
• Kansas State University
• Western Michigan University
• University of North Dakota
• Indiana State University
• South Dakota State University
• Northern Illinois University
• And Many, Many More!