Ellsworth Community College has an Athletic Training Associate in Arts (AA) degree program, taught by Shawna Forsyth, MSEd, ATC, LAT. Students in the program receive classroom training as well as observing athletic training practices and treatments performed by Forsyth, a certified athletic trainer.
Forsyth and her students work regular training room hours and attend many team practices and all games to provide athletic training services to ECC student-athletes and their opponents as needed.
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Shawna Forsyth MSEd, ATC -- Shawna joined Ellsworth Community College in 2003 working as the Head Athletic Trainer and Director of the Athletic Training Program.
A native of Maxwell, Iowa, Forsyth received her bachelor of science degree from Central College (Pella) in 1999. Following graduation, she worked as an athletic training intern for Florida Southern College. From 2000-2002, she worked directly with an Orthopedic Physician in Lakeland, Florida. Forsyth then completed her master's degree in Education from Northern Illinois University while working as a graduate assistant.