Scott Connell enters his third year as assistant athletic trainer. Connell aids the sports medicine department in injury prevention, acute care, treatment, assessment, rehabilitation, and daily operations of the athletic training facility.
Connell earned his bachelor's degree in athletic training from Ithaca College in 2008. At Ithaca, he worked with women's basketball, softball, wrestling, and gymnastics.
Among his duties as an athletic training student at Ithaca, Connell covered sprint football at Cornell University. He was responsible for on field assessment of knee, shoulder, ankle, and elbow injuries, suture removal, and cast molding and removal.
During the summers from 2003-2006, Connell interned for the Albany Conquest arena football team, helping with prevention, recognition, management, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
Connell is certified by the BOC and a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association. He is certified in First Aid/CPR and AED for the Professional Rescuer by the American Red Cross.