February 22, 2022

SLU AT Speaker Series Event Addresses Athlete and Health Professional Mental Health and Well-Being

The Saint Louis University Athletic Training Program hosted its 11th Annual Speaker Series and Recognition Ceremony on Monday, February 21 at 7:00pm in the Education Union Auditorium on SLU's South Campus. 

The event was presented by the Saint Louis University chapter of Iota Tau Alpha - the Athletic Training Honor Society - and supported by the SLU Student Government Association. The evening began with the 2022 initiation ceremony for the SLU Alpha Iota Chapter of Iota Tau Alpha, the National Athletic Training Honor Society.

Alpha Iota Chapter - Iota Tau Alpha
2022 Honorees

Jeremy Gries

Mason Cotterel
Jordan Hyink

2021 Iota Tau Alpha honorees were also recognized at the event because the event occurred virtually last year.

Scholarship award winners Maddie Cavanaugh, Brittany Risko and Katie Wissing were also recognized.  Bob and Marnie Burgett recognized the winner of the Brandi Burgett Memorial Award and Scholarship.

Erin Schmidt, Campus Minister, started off the event with an invocation.  

The keynote speaker for the event was Dr. Scott Goldman, Performance Psychology Consultant for the Golden State Warriors

The title of his presentation was 
We are Better Together: A Team Approach to Supporting Mental Health and Well-Being for Athletes & Health Professionals

Following the keynote presentation, there was a panel discussion addressing on mental health and well-being initiatives at Saint Louis University.  The panel included: Dr. Scott Goldman, Dr. Tim Howell, Angie Bradley and Eric Anderson

This event was an informative and memorable experience!