DELHI, N.Y. (August 7, 2019) – The SUNY Delhi Athletics Department has announced the hiring of Michelle Stemper as the Broncos' Head Athletic Trainer entering the 2019-20 season. Stemper is a graduate of University of Minnesota Duluth and a Master's degree recipient from The College of St Scholastic, both located in Duluth, Minn. She arrives to Delhi following a four-year run as Assistant Athletic Trainer and Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Northern Vermont University Johnson. Stemper and Athletic Trainer Rachel Gleason will oversee the department's continued commitment to the wellness of the college's 19 NCAA Division III intercollegiate programs.
About Michelle Stemper:
"I would like to thank Mr. Bob Backus and Ms. Cathy Foto for the opportunity to work at SUNY Delhi. To have the chance to continue the growth of the Sports Medicine program, I am excited to work with Rachel Gleason and the entire Broncos athletic staff. We are committed to provide the highest level of care to our student-athletes."
Stemper previously served as the Assistant Athletic Trainer at Northern Vermont University Johnson since 2015. She was primarily responsible for the training and care of men's and women's soccer, women's basketball, softball, and men's tennis. A Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Stemper spearheaded the creation of a strength and conditioning program for the Badgers' 15 intercollegiate programs.
She attended the University of Minnesota Duluth, where she competed four years for the women's basketball program while earning her Bachelor's in Exercise Science with a minor in Psychology in 2012. Stemper was a team captain her senior season, in which she was named the NSIC Defensive Player of the Year. After receiving her Master's in Athletic Training from The College of St. Scholastica in 2014, she spent one year as the Assistant Athletic Trainer at St. John's University (Minn.) and the Athletic Trainer at NovaCare.
Stemper is a member of the NATA, NSCA, and American Red Cross CPR/AED Professional Rescuer and Health Care Professionals.