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Welcoming New ATC Residents and The VSON Podcast with Outgoing Residents

We recently welcomed new residents into our ATC Residency Program, and said goodbye to outgoing residents Kali Hartzold and Christopher Voller as they move on to bigger things.


During their last week at VSON, we had a chance to sit down to visit with Kali and Chris on the latest VSON podcast. Topics of discussion include what an ATC really does (did you know ATC's may assist during surgery?). Kali and Chris also reflected upon their year here in Vail & Summit County.


If you are considering a career as an ATC or you want to apply for an ATC residency, give this a listen.


Let's Meet Our Incoming ATC Residents


We couldn't be more excited about our incoming ATC Residents, who come from different parts of the country with the same goal.


OUR goal is to prepare these certified AT fellows with the experience and advanced knowledge (including diagnostic and evaluation skills) for a role in the orthopaedic/sports medicine clinical setting. 


Let's meet them!


MIRANDA KRUSE


Miranda is from Ann Arbor, MI. She received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Alma College in 2017 where she played lacrosse all four years. She went on to pursue a Master of Arts in Exercise and Sport Science with a focus on concussion research at the University of North Carolina.


While in Chapel Hill, she served as the graduate assistant athletic trainer for the football and fencing programs. 


In her free time, Miranda can be found playing outside or planning her wedding! She is thrilled to be spending the next year developing professionally at VSO and can’t wait to learn to ski!


REH VANATTA

Reh is a Colorado native, having been raised in Salida, Colorado. She received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Colorado Mesa University in 2017. 


She later earned a Masters of Public Administration with a concentration in Health Administration from Portland State University. 


While there, she was the athletic trainer for the women’s volleyball and women’s tennis teams. In her free time, Reh can be found running, skiing, hiking, and doing other outdoor activities. 

She is excited to be back in the mountains and have the opportunity to enjoy all that the Vail Valley has to offer.


MICHAEL DONOHUE

Originally from North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Michael Donohue joins the VSO team following two years as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer for The Citadel, Military College of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. During his time at The Citadel, Michael worked with the Cadets as their Athletic Trainer while pursuing a master's in business administration. 


Prior to his time in Charleston, Michael spent a year working as an intern athletic trainer at Coastal Carolina University where he covered football and tennis.


Michael is a proud alumnus of the University of South Carolina Athletic Training Program. He was an active member of SCATSA (South Carolina Athletic Training Student Association) and president of his fraternity, Kappa Sigma. 


 When Michael isn’t focusing on his professional growth, you can find him playing golf, enjoying local eateries, hitting the ski slopes, or hiking the outdoors. As a southern low-country native, he is excited to experience all that mountain life in Vail Valley has to offer!

Learn more about our ATC Residency Program at https://www.atcresidency.org

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