Dan Collins of Oneida, N.Y., joined SUNY Oswego as an assistant athletic trainer in the sports medicine office. Collins assists head athletic trainer Mike Frawley and fellow assistant Elise Fitzsimmons in the care of nearly 450 student-athletes across the college’s 24 NCAA Division III programs.
Most recently, Collins had been a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, N.Y. While with the Dolphins, Collins coordinated all aspects of medical care for the men’s basketball, women’s basketball and softball teams. He oversaw student athletic trainers, gaining clinical experience, and supervised work-study personnel.
Prior to his two-year span at Le Moyne, Collins spent six months as an assistant at SUNY Canton, working with women’s ice hockey, women’s lacrosse and baseball. As a student at SUNY Cortland, he spent two years working as a student trainer in the athletic department.
Collins holds an Associate of Science degree in exercise science and kinesiology from Onondaga Community College (Syracuse, N.Y.), a Bachelor of Science degree in athletic training with a minor in exercise science from SUNY Cortland and a Master of Science degree in education from Le Moyne. He has several certifications, licensures and memberships from a myriad of organizations.