Athletic Trainers

Phone Number: 765.494.9622

An Athletic Trainer is a health care professional who provides:
  1. Immediate and emergency care of athletic injuries
  2. Clinical evaluation and diagnosis of injury/illness
  3. Treatment and rehabilitation of injury/illness
  4. Injury/illness prevention and wellness protection
  5. Organizational and professional health and well-being

Our trainers are certified, licensed and are members of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA). 

Services we provide:

  • Basic wound care
  • Heat packs
  • Injury evaluation
  • Temporary loans of crutches
  • Taping (tape can be purchased at Equipment Center)
  • Ice bags/ice cups
  • Acute injury/illness response and care
  • Basic rehabilitation
  • Patient education

Athletic Training Hours (Trainers will have clinic hours through 5/3/17):

Mondays: 2p-8p

Tuesdays: 1p-9p

Wednesdays: 1p-9p

Thursdays: 1p-9p

Friday: None

Saturday and Sunday: Club Sport Coverage

The Athletic Training Office is closed for University Holidays

Meet our Trainers:

Christian Floirendo, ATC

Christian is in his 2nd year of his Graduate Assistantship with Purdue RecWell. His primary responsibilities are to serve as a mentor to the Athletic Training Program's clinical students and provide quality care to RecWell patrons. Christian also serves RecWell Club Sports, including: Men's Lacrosse, Men's Soccer, Women's Rugby, Women's Volleyball, Crew, Ice Hockey, and Women's Ultimate Frisbee. Christian graduated from Florida Southern College in 2015. When he isn't working, he is an avid US Soccer fan.

Kaitlin Posey, ATC

Kaitlin joined the Purdue RecWell staff from Florida Gulf Coast University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2016. Her primary responsibilities are serving as a teaching to the Athletic Training Program's clinical students, providing care to RecWell patrons and serving RecWell Club Sports, including: Men's Rugby, Women's Lacrosse, Women's Soccer, Men's Volleyball, Gymnastics, and Men's Ultimate Frisbee. Like Christian, Kaitlin is a huge US Soccer fan, but her true passion is for dogs.

Purdue University, Recreation & Wellness, West Lafayette, IN 47907 (765) 494-3109

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