Ben Felz is in his second season as assistant athletic trainer at Minnesota.
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 Master's 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' Basketball team and volleyball team. Felz joined the University of Minnesota as an assistant athletic trainer in 2013. 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.
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