|Lindsay Winninger poses on the ski slopes. She is the physical therapist for the US Women's Alpine Ski Team.|
Lindsay Winninger ('08)
Lindsay Winninger ('08) was named physical therapist for the US Women's Alpine Ski Team in May 2012. Winninger said, "I started providing periodic coverage for the US Ski team during the 2011-2012 season and I became full time with the team in May 2012. I oversee a group of 17 girls (world cup level through our development team) throughout the year and then I travel and provide physical therapy and medical services to our women's alpine world cup speed team. The world cup tour runs from late November until mid-March, and mostly occurs in Europe. In the summer and fall I travel to training camps with the girls and provide clinic coverage at the training facility, The Center Of Excellence, in Park City, Utah. Working and traveling with the team has been a great experience and I'm looking forward to the girls dominating at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia," said Winninger. The World Cup athletes Winninger works with includes Stacey Cook, Julia Mancuso, Alice McKennis, Laurenne Ross, Mikaela Shiffrin, Leanne Smith, Resi Stiegler, and Lindsey Vonn.
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|Aaron Borgmann who has been named the physical therapist for the Kansas City Chiefs.|
Aaron Borgmann ('06)
Aaron Borgmann ('06), works with the Kansas City Chiefs. Aaron took some time out of his busy schedule to speak about his new position with the team. Borgmann said, "I accepted a position working with the Kansas City Chiefs after working with the Philadelphia Eagles for seven seasons. Since moving to KC, my job duties have expanded to handling not only everyday rehab and treatment aspects of players, but also the record keeping, appointment scheduling, and medication distribution for both players and coaches. I also coordinate the entirety of our extensive physicals which include eight separate medical sections for 90 players at a time. Currently we are focused heavily on the draft and all the medical information that goes along with that. Personally, I love the challenge of taking an athlete at the highest level of their sport and making them better on the field after they have suffered an injury. In our situation, often times we only have 2-3 days to get a player back on the field, so that challenge is where I get most of my enjoyment out of my job. Seeing them on the field after a hard week of rehab is what makes me put in the 80 hour work weeks during the season."
Farley King ('11)
|Farley King works with the Clarkson School of Irish Dance, who recently made it to the World Championships.|
Farley King ('11) began working with the Clarkson School of Irish Dance as a freshman at SLU. This past March, Farley was able to see some of the students she taught go all the way to the World Championships. King said, "Typically the Irish Dance World Championships are held in Ireland or Scotland, but they have been held in the US twice, once being this past March. I traveled with the Clarkson School of Irish Dance to Boston for this World Championship. It's kind of neat to see that the kids who were on the baby teams when I started working with Clarkson are now the "big" kids dancing at the World Championships. Every single one of the teams we took to the Worlds in Boston "recalled" or placed in the top ¼ of their competition and the two choreography teams placed 4th and 3rd in the U13 and U16 competitions respectively, making them world medal holders: something not many kids get to achieve."