Matt Carlson
Matt Carlson

Position:
Asst. Athletic Trainer


Office Phone: 612-625-6864
email: carl2649@umn.edu

Matt Carlson is entering his fifth year at the University of Minnesota serving as an Assistant Athletic Trainer. Carlson works directly with the Golden Gopher Women's Soccer team and has sport oversight with the Baseball team. Carlson completed his undergraduate degree in 1998 at Bethel University with a Bachelor of Arts in Athletic Training and Physical Education K-12. After graduation Carlson pursued a position at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis where he provided care for athletes representing 22 Varsity sports and taught Physical Education. Carlson returned to graduate school at the University of Minnesota to obtain his Master of Arts degree in Kinesiology and graduated in 2009. During his graduate work he provided medical care as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer working with the Baseball program. Shortly thereafter, he rejoined the Athletic Medicine staff as an Assistant Athletic Trainer working with Men's Gymnastics and Men's & Women's Swimming and Diving. After serving in that capacity for two seasons, he is now in the midst of his thirdyear working directly with the Women's Soccer program.

Matt resides in Minneapolis, MN with his wife Meta, son Jasper (4) and 1-year-old twin daughters Solevieg and Tove.

Clinical Interests:
Shoulder injuries in overhead athletes
Lower extremity functional rehab progressions

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