Office phone: 612-626-8771
Ben Felz joined the University of Minnesota as an assistant athletic trainer in 2013. Felz, originally from Louisville, Kentucky, completed his undergraduate degree in 2009 at Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. While attending Eastern Kentucky University Felz completed 2 NFL summer internships with the Seattle Seahawks (2008, 2009).
After graduating, Felz pursued a position as an assistant athletic trainer at Pikeville College in Pikeville, Kentucky where he provided care for 17 athletic teams (2009-2011). Felz returned to school at the University of Louisville and graduated in 2013 with a Masters of Science degree in exercise physiology, with a concentration in strength and conditioning. During his time in graduate school Felz assisted in medical coverage for the Men's Basketball team and volleyball team.
In addition to being a NATABOC Certified Athletic Trainer he also holds a certification as a Performance Enhancement Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
Felz resides in Minneapolis, MN with his wife Noelle and son Harrison.
Three Gophers Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District
5/25/2017 - General Release
Luca Wieland earned Academic All-District accolades for the third year in a row while Madeline Strandemo and Derek Wiebke picked up their first career honors.
Backpack to Briefcase: Christine Tan
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Gopher Volleyball's Tan utilized her University of Minnesota resources to gain a doctorate in pharmacy and a career at Envision Rx Options.
Thomas Named VP at Minnesota Timberwolves/Lynx
5/25/2017 - M. Basketball
The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx have announced the hiring of John Thomas to the newly-created position of Vice President of Community Engagement.