LINDSBORG — Bethany College has a new assistant athletic trainer.
Eric Kastrup has joined the college to combine with head trainer Laura Stenlund.
"We are excited for Eric to join our sports medicine team," Stenlund said. "I believe his background and experience will provide our student-athletes with top notch medical care."
Kastrup joins Bethany from Wichita State University, where he was a graduate assistant athletic trainer. He worked with the Wichita State softball team and was responsible for injury prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation as well as processing and filing student-athletes' insurance claims.Kastrup implemented a station-based dynamic warm-up for pre-practice and games, served as a clinical preceptor to sophomore level ATEP students, and employed VHI software to create home exercise programs.
"I am excited to start at Bethany College," Kastrup said. "It is a great opportunity for me to work with different teams and experience new things that will make me a better clinician. I look forward to working with the entire Bethany College Athletic Department to make sure each student-athlete is getting the best medical care possible."
Kastrup earned a Bachelor of Science in athletic training from Southeast Missouri State University and a Masters of Education in exercise science from Wichita State University. He is certified by the National Athletic Trainers' Association and is a member of the Kansas Athletic Training Society and the American Heart Association BLS for the Healthcare Provider.