Faculty

IWU's Sports Ministries major is a joint venture between the School of Theology and Ministry and the Health and Human Performance division. This major is designed to prepare students to use athletics as a platform for gospel proclamation and Christian discipleship. Mike Fratzke, the Health and Human Performance chairperson, and Scott Burson, who has worked with several sports ministry organizations, advise students within the major.

Adam Thompson, PhD, LAT, ATC Professor; Athletic Training | Director; Athletic Training Education adam.thompson@indwes.edu Department - Athletic Training Division - Health & Human Performance

Biography

Educational Background:
  • B.A., 1996, Anderson University
  • M.S.P.E., 1997, Ohio University
  • Ph.D., 2005, Capella University

Dr. Adam Thompson is the director of Athletic Training Education at Indiana Wesleyan University. He has been employed at IWU since 1999. Dr. Thompson provides AT services to the men's and women's tennis teams and also assists with men's and women's basketball.

He received his undergraduate Athletic Training degree at Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana. He received his Master of Science in Athletic Training from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. His doctorate degree is from Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in Health Care Administration.

Interests

Chronic stress in health care, burnout, attrition, and sports medicine.

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