The Athletic Training Department at Dakota Wesleyan University is dedicated to providing sports medicine services to each of the approximately 350 student-athletes participating in the Tigers’ 15 intercollegiate sports. The Athletic Training Department is comprised of Team Physicians and Certified Staff Athletic Trainers who collectively help to provide a safe environment for all athletes and provide prevention, treatment, evaluation, and rehabilitation services to the DWU intercollegiate athletic population.
The philosophy of the Athletic Training Staff is one based on patient care, education and community service. The goal of the staff is to provide the best healthcare coverage to the student-athlete and helping them reach their maximum potential and return from injury as safe as possible with the help of an established team of healthcare professionals. The Athletic Training Department and staff are also committed to providing a learning experience and clinical instruction site for the undergraduate athletic training students enrolled in the DWU Athletic Training Education Program.
The DWU Athletic Training staff and physicians provide DWU student-athletes with advanced healthcare services for all injuries associated with athletic participation. The staff and physicians are able to utilize an extensive variety of modern treatment modalities and rehabilitative equipment to help the injured athlete return to competition quickly and safely.