Fred Zappa
Fred  Zappa

Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer

Primary Sport Assign:
Men's and Women's Cross Country/Track

Office Phone: 612-625-0649

Fred began his time at the University of Minnesota in July 2016, he is currently in his second year as a graduate assistant with the Men's and Women's Track and Field/Cross Country program and is pursuing a Master of Education degree from the University of Minnesota in Sport and Exercise Science, expecting to complete this program in the Spring of 2017.

A life long resident from Lino Lakes, Minnesota, he graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training in May 2016. Fred gained experience during his time at Kansas working with Sporting KC, the professional MLS team, in 2015-2016.

Zappa holds certifications in Graston Technique M1, Active Release Technique (ART) lower extremity and has been a member of the National Athletic Training Association (NATA) since 2013.

Clinical Interests
Concussion Management
Lower Body Overuse injuries
Rehabilitation of injuries
Manual Therapy Techniques


Gophers Break Ground on Golf Facility

6/22/2018 - M. Golf

The University of Minnesota officially broke ground on its new indoor golf training facility Friday afternoon in St. Paul. The facility is expected to be ready for use by both the Gopher ...

Pettersen Signs with St. Paul Saints

6/22/2018 - Baseball

Another graduating Gopher will see his playing career continue as infielder Luke Pettersen has signed on with the local St. Paul Saints of the American Association.

Elite Access: Gophers at Target Field

6/22/2018 - Football

The entire Gopher Football team traveled to Target Field in Minneapolis to watch the Minnesota Twins play the Boston Red Sox in June.

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