Adam Braunecker begins his first year as a graduate assistant in the athletic training program at Cumberland in 2017-18, working with the football and men’s basketball programs at CU.
The Huntingburg, Ind., native attended Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Ind., working as a student trainer with the baseball, women’s soccer and track and field programs for the Sycamores. He handled injury prevention with therapeutic exercises, evaluation and implementation of therapeutic interventions for injuries as well as management of orthopedic and non-orthopedic pathologies and documentation of patient-rated outcome measures with those sports at ISU.
Braunecker spent semesters at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, an NCAA Division III institution in Terre Haute, as well as South Vermillion and Marshall High Schools, developing and implementing therapeutic intervention plans, including modalities and exercises from injury to return to activity as well as evaluation, immediate care and management of orthopedic and non-orthopedic pathologies and documentation of patient-rated outcome measures.
He worked at the Wabash Valley Health Center for one semester and helped with the Special Olympics basketball state finals and the NCAA D-III Pre-Nationals Cross Country meet.
Braunecker earned his bachelor’s in Athletic Training at Indiana State in May 2017 and is currently working on his master’s in Sport and Exercise Science at CU.