Dr. Hellwig was the first athletic trainer at Cedarville University and helped establish the CAATE-accredited Athletic Training Education Program. He has served as academic advisor to numerous students interested in pursuing graduate education in one of the allied health career fields. He teaches a variety of courses in the athletic training and exercise science programs and stays involved in clinical practice during the summer months. Dr. Hellwig is a member of the National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education, the National Athletic Trainers Association, the Ohio Athletic Trainers Association, and the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association.

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D., University of Virginia
  • Physical Therapy Certificate, University of Iowa School of Medicine
  • B.S., Mankato State University


  • Favorite place to visit: A cabin on the Colorado/Wyoming state line.
  • Hobbies: Running, Sudoku
  • Unusual fact: He is an identical twin
  • Why Cedarville: The balance between teaching and scholarship, liberal arts and professional programs, academics and athletics, Christian liberty and accountability.

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