Chuck Cushman is in his sixth year as a full time assistant athletic trainer on Joe Erdeljac's Sports Medicine staff at Tennessee Tech. He oversees the individual and team needs for the softball and volleyball teams. He also served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for two years prior to his promotion to full time status.
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.