MTU sets athletic training clinic

HOUGHTON – The Michigan Tech athletic training staff is holding an athletic training clinic from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 19. The clinic will teach youths in grades 9-12 about the athletic training profession. Preregistration is required by April 17 and cost is $33.

The clinic will include a tour of Tech’s Kinesiology Department and educational sessions on trainers about injury assessment, injury treatment, taping, stretching and sports medicine. There will also be a question-and-answer session with MTU student-athletes and athletic training students.

The annual spring football game is scheduled for that day with an opportunity for participants to get experience there.

The clinic includes lunch, an athletic training kit and prizes. Register online at MichiganTechRecreation.com or by calling 487-2073. Full payment and a signed waiver release is required. For more information, call 487-1847 or email mogino@mtu.edu.