Cedarville University Names Department of Athletic Training Chair

by Public Relations Office

Cedarville, Ohio—Dr. Evan Hellwig has been named chair of the newly created department of athletic training at Cedarville University. In his new role, Hellwig will lead a team of five certified athletic trainers in instructing the department`s students. Hellwig was serving as associate professor of athletic training when the athletic training program became its own department in June . The change to department status took place in order to better pursue accreditation from the Joint Review Committee on Athletic Training (JRC-AT). Hellwig holds a B.S. from Mankato State University (now Minnesota State University at Mankato), a physical therapy certificate from the University of Iowa School of Medicine, and a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. He taught at Cedarville from 1986 to 1989 and then returned in 1992. For more information, call the department of athletic training at 937-766-7691. -30-