‘Did You Know’ Category

Did You Know


Janey Helland (’11) and Bruce VanDuser

Janey Helland (11′ Health Fitness), is in her second year at St. Catherine’s, Physician Assistant (PA) program. Janey talked with HES students interested in PA as a possible post graduate direction on Wednesday, November 18.


Mary Joos and AT Event

On the evening of Thursday November 12th, the Athletic Training Program welcomed back several alumni to speak to current students about the many opportunities for athletic trainers post graduation. The Athletic Training Program is built on the shoulders of our alumni and we greatly appreciate their involvement with our current students! Pictured: Back row (left […]

Coach Karl Larson

Dr. Larson just finished his 9th year as the head varsity girls soccer coach at St. Peter High School. Highlights of the 2015 Season include: 16-3-2, Most wins in program history for a season. Went 18 games without a loss after losing first two games of season against top 10 ranked opponents. Lost to Mahtomedi […]

2015 PETE and HETE Conference

Aaron Banks and Bonnie Reimann attended the Physical Education and Health Education, Teacher Education (PETE and HETE) Conference in Atlanta, GA on October 28-31st. The conference is the premier professional development and networking event for university PETE & HETE faculty and leaders, graduate students, university administrators, and researchers in various fields of study relating to […]

HES AT Alumni

Several Gustie Alumni give back to the Athletic Training Program as preceptors. Ashley (Gewerth) Roiger ’10, Colin Rust ’10, and Scott Mangen ’10 have AT students working with them in the physical therapy and cardiac rehabilitation departments at the New Ulm Medical Center (New Ulm, MN). Dr. Robert Gazzola ’83 shares his medical practice with […]

Mary Joos

Mary Joos is the new Program Director of the Athletic Training Program. Previously, she served as the Clinical Education Coordinator of the AT Program for the past 6 years and as an assistant athletic trainer and preceptor in the program for a year before that. Mary is excited to continue to help lead the program […]

Troy Banse

Troy Banse, Head Athletic Trainer and preceptor for the Athletic Training Program, was selected as the MIAC representative to the 2015 NCAA Division II/III Health and Safety Summit. The conference is held in Indianapolis at the NCAA Headquarters on October 20th-21st.


Special Olympics

Several Athletic Training students volunteered on Sunday September 27th with the Special Olympics Football event held on campus. The students provided first aid for the participants and had a blast hanging out with the amazing athletes. Pictured: Anthony Stordalen ’16, Jana Elliott ’17, Stephanie Welke ’17, Jordan Thompson ’71, and Jacob Kohl ‘16

Dr. Aaron Banks inducted into Marshall High School Hall of Fame

Aaron Banks, a 1992 graduate of Marshall High School (MHS), will be among the inaugural hall of fame inductees on Saturday, October 10, 2015. Aaron will be recognized for his outstanding accomplishments for Marshall High School athletics. He was a standout three sport athlete during his career at MHS, earning all-Southwest Conference honors in football, […]


FIT Course Fun!

Nate Otto’s HES-100 Dance FIT class was sweating to the 70’s and 80’s! They worked on their leg lifts, toe pointing and doing 80’s aerobic style plies (French pronunciation: ?[plije]; literally ‘bent.’). With their Richard Simmons swag they rocked out to Cher, Abba, Bee Gee’s, and some Cyndi Lauper to name a few. “I have […]