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The Summit Ahead Podcast 

Episode 16 | Going Bananas for Athletic Training! | ft. Hunter Robinson

About the Episode

On our sixteenth episode, Erin welcomes Hunter Robinson, an alumnus of WVU School of Medicine's Masters in Athletic Trainer program and athletic trainer for the Savannah Bananas, Ghost Pirates and Clovers, to chat about his experience at WVU and in his career!

Key topics for this episode include: Hunter's inspiration to pursue athletic training, the most rewarding parts of being an athletic trainer, and the benefits of the WVU School of Medicine/Athletic Training program alumni network. If you are interested in graduate education at West Virginia University, please visit our website at www.graduateadmissions.wvu.edu. Don't forget to subscribe to our blog or download one of our online resource guides for more information about the GRE, specific career industries, tips on how to submit your strongest graduate application and more!

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About the Interviewee

Hunter Robinson

Hunter Robinson is from South Charleston, West Virginia. He is a double alumni of WVU. He first graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology paired with an emphasis in Aquatic Therapy in 2018. He stayed in Morgantown where he worked and further developed his passion for aquatic rehabilitation. His interests expanded into the field of Sports Medicine as he had the opportunity to assist athletes in their post-injury recovery. With this newfound interest, he trusted the WVU Athletic Training and Sports Medicine department to teach and guide him in his studies. He graduated with his Master of Science in Athletic Training in 2023. Hunter is currently an Athletic Trainer in Savannah, Georgia where he provides medical services and treatment for the Savannah Bananas Baseball team, the Savannah Ghost Pirates Hockey Team, and the Savannah Clovers Football Club.

Erin Fields

About the Host

Erin Fields

Erin Fields works as the Program Director in the West Virginia University Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, where she focuses primarily on student recruitment and marketing. She is a 2019 graduate of Marshall University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising and a 2021 graduate of West Virginia University with a Master of Science degree in Integrated Marketing Communications. She has a passion for helping and guiding students through the graduate school process from initially inquiring to submitting an application. In her spare time outside of her position at the university, you can find her helping out at church, collecting Pokémon cards, or cheering on the Kansas City Chiefs!

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