Chuck Cushman, 24, is in his first year as a graduate assistant
athletic trainer on Joe Erdeljac's Sports Medicine staff at
Tennessee Tech, following receipt of his bachelor's degree from SIU
A native of Marshall, Ill., Cushman worked as an undergrad
trainer at SIU Carbondale where he tended several teams including
the football, baseball and track and field teams. He worked under
SIU Carbondale trainers Ed Thompson, Lee Land and Kristin Trotter,
earning his degree in exercise science, with a focus on athletic
training in 2010.
Cushman is currently pursuing his graduate degree in exercise
science and health and wellness.