Kammy Powell
Kammy  Powell

Position:
Head Football Athletic Trainer

Primary Sport Assign:
Football


Office Telephone: 612-625-3008
Email: kjpowell@umn.edu

Kammy Powell joined the athletic medicine staff as an assistant athletic trainer prior to the 2013 football season, and was promoted to head football athletic trainer in 2016.

Powell came to Minnesota after serving as a contract athletic trainer for the U.S. Army where she worked with the 795th MP Battalion. While with the Army, she supervised military training events to ensure injury prevention and responded to injuries. She also worked closely with attending physicians and developed and delivered briefings on injury prevention for cadre and IMT soldiers.

Prior to working for the Army, Powell was an associate athletic trainer and served as the head athletic trainer for football at Northern Illinois University from June 2008 to April 2011. Powell also helped develop NIU's concussion protocol and created aquatic rehabilitation procedures for day-to-day maintenance and pre and post-operative injuries.

Powell also supervised athletic trainers for gymnastics and planned and organized medical needs for football and gymnastics for the MAC Championships as well as bowl games in which NIU played. Powell was an assistant athletic trainer at NIU from June 2006 to June 2008 and was a graduate assistant athletic trainer from August 2004 to May 2006. Prior to her time at NIU, she was an athletic trainer with Orthopeadic Associates of Grand Rapids in Grand Rapids, Mich., from May 2001 to June 2004.

Powell received her undergraduate degree from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Mich., in 2001 and her master's degree in sport management from NIU in 2006.

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