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


Faces of Fearless: Jack Kramer

12/14/2017 - General Release

Kramer always had interest as a child in taking his toys apart and then putting them back together. He also had an interest in things that fly.

Through the Lens - Owen Webster

12/14/2017 - Wrestling

Owen Webster did not start his college wrestling career at the University of Minnesota, but now that he has arrived, he is setting new goals and doing everything he can to reach them.

Ogunrinde Honored at Minnesota Sports Awards

12/14/2017 - W. Track & Field

Temi Ogunrinde was named the Collegiate Athlete of the Year presented by Sports Minneapolis Wednesday night.

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