January 27, 2012

Guest Speakers Help SLU AT Students Learn About Career Planning

On Tuesday January 24, 2012, Mike Overturf ATC and Tony Garofalo ATC from Athletico made a presentation to Athletic Training Students at Saint Louis University.  The presentation, "The Business of Athletic Training" helped the students better understand how to search for employment and how companies that hire athletic trainers work.  Based in Oak Park, Illinois, Athletico is the largest employer of athletic trainers in the US, with over 170 athletic trainers on staff.  Mr. Overturf is a Manager of Athletic Training Services for Athletico and coordinates staff recruitment for the company.  Mr Garofalo is the former Head Athletic Trainer for the Chicago Cubs, after previously working at Saint Louis University and the St. Louis Cardinals, he currently is a Regional Athletic Training Coordinator for Athletico.

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