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     Kathryn Kropski
    Kathryn Kropski

    Position:
    Athletic Trainer - NovaCare

    Alma Mater/Year:
    Eastern Illinois/2001


    Kathryn Kropski has served as an Outreach Assistant Athletic Trainer at UIC since August 2012 for the men's and women's gymnastics teams. She develops rehabilitation programs and helps coordinate return-to-play regression.

    Before joinng NovaCare in January 2013, Kropski was an Outreach Athletic Trainer with ATI Physical Therapy from June 2011 to December 2012, during which time she continued to work with UIC in addition to Schaumburg High School.

    From 2003-2011, Kropski worked at Barrington Orthopedic Specialists, where she was the Outreach Athletic Trainer for Schaumburg High School. While she implemented rehabilitation programs in Barrington's Physical Therapy Department, she also established easySwing, a golf fitness program.

    Kropski graduated from Eastern Illinois in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education with an option in Athletic Training. In 2002, she received her Masters of Science in Physical Education with emphasis in Cardiac Rehabilitation from Eastern Illinois.