Adam Buchalski has been an assistant athletic trainer with the Golden Gopher football program since August of 2008.
Buchalski earned undergraduate degrees in Athletic Training and Physical Education from the University of Michigan in 2002. He added a Master's degree from Grand Valley State University in 2006.
Prior to joining the Minnesota program, Buchalski served as an assistant athletic trainer at Grand Valley State from July 2006 through July 2008. He worked with both the football and baseball programs with the Lakers. Buchalski was also a graduate assistant at Grand Valley State from July 2004 through June 2006. As a graduate assistant, his main responsibility was working with the football program.
Buchalski also has experience as an athletic training intern at Michigan, working with the men's and women's track and cross country programs during the 2003-04 school year. He has also served as a physical therapist aid at MedSport Sports Medicine Clinic in 2003 and 2004.
Buchalski became a NATA Certified Athletic Trainer in 2004. He is a member of the National Athletic Trainer's Association and is CPR, First Aid and AED certified by the American Red Cross.
Kick Time Set for Gophers - Hawkeyes
Minnesota will host Iowa at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8. The game will be on either ABC or ESPN2 and can be heard on KFAN.
Double OT With Coach Claeys After Colorado State
We went to double overtime with Tracy Claeys after last night's show and asked him some more fan questions that did not make it on during the show.
Golden Gophers Defeat Colorado State 31-24
Rodney Smith rushed for 99 yards and two touchdowns as the Golden Gophers held on for a 31-24 win against Colorado State at TCF Bank Stadium.