College Hires New Head Athletic Trainer

Mike Frawley

Mike Frawley

Mike Frawley joined Oswego State Department of Intercollegiate Athletics in August as the head athletic trainer. Frawley comes to Oswego with more than 20 years of experience in athletic training, with most of those years spent at the NCAA Division III level.

After four years as an assistant athletic trainer at Union College in Schenectady, N.Y., Frawley became director of sports medicine at Williams College in fall 1993. For the next 19 years, Frawley oversaw and coordinated coverage for 32 varsity and 15 junior varsity athletic teams. Frawley covered and hosted several NCAA Championships during his tenure, helping organize proper care for student-athletes from both Williams and opposing institutions.

While at Williams, Frawley developed and implemented several items, including written materials for student-athletes about nutrition, hydration and NCAA drug testing. He worked closely with the college’s health services to achieve continuity of care for student-athletes while also forecasting and administering the sports medicine budget.

Following his time at Williams, Frawley worked at Skidmore College and was most recently an assistant athletic trainer at The College of Saint Rose, a Division II institution in Albany, N.Y. While at Saint Rose, his primary responsibilities were working with the women’s soccer and men’s lacrosse teams.

Prior to his work at the collegiate level, Frawley was an assistant athletic trainer at the U.S. Olympic Center in Lake Placid, N.Y. He also worked the U.S. Olympic Sports Festivals in San Antonio and Minneapolis in 1990 and 1993, respectively.

Frawley holds licenses from the Massachusetts Board of Allied Health and the New York State Education Department and is an active member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education from Bridgewater State College and a Master of Science degree in education and athletic training from Old Dominion University.

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