Football
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GabeAmponsah

BIO

Education:

  • Duquesne University, 2006
  • University of Kentucky, 2008

Additional Experience/Certifications:

  • Assistant Athletic Trainer, Florida State Football
  • Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer, University of Kentucky Football
  • Athletic Training Intern, Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Certified Performance Enhancement Specialist

Biography

  • Enters his 11th season overall and fifth as the head athletic trainer for football
  • Served as the team’s senior athletic trainer before being promoted in 2015
  • Was a graduate assistant with the Kentucky athletic training staff in 2006 and 2007
  • Spent the 2008 season at Florida State, working with the Seminoles’ football team, before returning to Kentucky
  • Graduated from Duquesne University in 2006 with a degree in athletic training and earned a master’s degree from UK in the same discipline in May 2008
  • Worked as an athletic training intern for the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2005-06 season
  • Certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association and in the state of Kentucky
  • Married to Amanda Trout and the couple has three daughters
  • Amponsah, a Ghanaian American, is a native of Columbia, Md.
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