Steadman Clinic’s fellowship program celebrates 20 years

By John LaConte

VAIL — Once upon a time, athletic trainers were a bonus in sports, only to be found at top level athletic events.These days, athletic trainers are everywhere, and for good reason. They need to be.While the sight of an athletic trainer on the sidelines of a sporting event is now commonplace, residency programs for athletic trainers have only been around since the mid ‘90s. The Steadman Clinic in Vail was among the first in the nation to offer an athletic training fellowship to post-graduate students; this year, that fellowship program celebrates 20 years. It has graduated more students than any …

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