Andrew Thompson, M.Ed., AT, ATC, CSCS – ASST. ATHLETIC DIRECTOR – SPORTS MEDICINE & WELLNESS
Andrew Thompson is in his eighth year as Head Athletic Trainer at Marygrove College. Some of Thompson’s responsibilities as the head athletic trainer include general management for all aspect of the sports medicine program, including preventative training, first aid, injury management, and rehabilitation. Thompson received a bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Wayne State University in 1999. After the exercise science degree, Thompson received his athletic training certification (ATC) in 2000 and became certified as a strength and conditioning specialist in 2004. Thompson became a licensed athletic trainer as of January 1, 2011.
In 2012, Thompson received a title change to Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine & Wellness.
Over the course of his career, Thompson has made stops at Oakwood Hospital and covered several local schools such as Dearborn High School, Taylor Truman High School and Henry Ford Community College. He worked at Henry Ford Hospital for one year (2008) while covering Lutheran North High School. As part of a tireless routine, he also worked as the assistant athletic trainer with the five-time champion Detroit Demolition Women’s Professional Football Team.
Thompson is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA), Michigan Athletic Trainers Society (MATS), College Athletic Trainers Society (CATS) and the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association (GLATA). In addition, he is a basic life support instructor (BLSI) for first aid & CPR for the American Heart Association.
Thompson was born and raised in Detroit and currently resides in the city with his wife and two children.
Andrew Thompson, M.Ed., AT, ATC, CSCS
Assistant Athletic Director – Sports Medicine & Wellness
8100 Curtis St
Detroit, MI 48221 USA