posted August 7, 1997

RAYMOND RODRIGUEZ JOINS HOPE STAFF AS ATHLETIC TRAINER

 Raymond Rodriguez has been appointed athletic
trainer and assistant professor of kinesiology at Hope College.
He will be responsible for teaching in the college's athletic
training major and will join Dr. Richard Ray, also an athletic
trainer, in providing health care services to injured Hope College
students.
Rodriguez has served as head athletic trainer and adjunct in
physical education at the Florida Institute of Technology since
1989. He was the college's first full time athletic trainer. The
NCAA Division II institution provided 11 intercollegiate sports for
men and women. He previously served as an athletic trainer at the
University of North Carolina-Asheville, New England College and
Columbia University.
He received the bachelor of arts degree from Haverford College
and is a candidate for the master of science degree at Indiana
State University. He is a certified examiner of the National
Athletic Trainers Association.