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ECC Athletic Training Services

Ellsworth Community College has an Athletic Training Associate in Arts (AA) degree program, taught by Shawna Forsyth, MSEd, ATC, LAT. Students in the program receive classroom training as well as observing athletic training practices and treatments performed by Forsyth, a certified athletic trainer.

Forsyth and her students work regular training room hours and attend many team practices and all games to provide athletic training services to ECC student-athletes and their opponents as needed.

Click here for more information about ECC's Athletic Training degree program.

Letter to Visiting Athletic Trainers

Athletic Trainers

Shawna Forsyth MSEd, ATC -- Shawna is in her 11th year working as the Head Athletic Trainer for Ellsworth Community College and Director of the Athletic Training Program.

A native of Maxwell, Iowa, Forsyth received her bachelor of science degree from Central College (Pella) in 1999. Following graduation, she worked as an athletic training intern for Florida Southern College. From 2000-2002, she worked directly with an Orthopedic Physician in Lakeland, Florida. Forsyth then completed her master's degree in Education from Northern Illinois University while working as a graduate assistant.

Lindsay Lancaster, Assistant Athletic Trainer -- Lancaster is in her 4th year as an Assistant Athletic Trainer at ECC and her 12th as a Certified Athletic Trainer. Prior to Ellsworth, Lancaster worked for McFarland Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine, Wartburg College and Southwest Minnesota State University. She attended Iowa State University and Southwest Minnesota State University. She is married to Jon, and they have two sons, Brady and Jake.