Doug Boersma Death – The Purdue University’s National Athletic Trainers’ Association is mourning their Senior Associate Athletics Director who passed away unexpectedly. Doug Boersma, a native of Highland, Indiana, and a longtime resident of West Lafayette, IN died unexpectedly Wednesday. According to Fox12NOW, Doug Boersma, who was the Senior Associate Athletics Director – Performance & Sports Medicine was pronounced dead after a tragic accident on June 21, 2023.
Who Was Doug Boersma?
Doug Boersma was in charge of all 18 Purdue Athletics sports programs’ medical treatment, rehabilitation, and pre-hab, as well as strength and conditioning, nutrition, and sports psychology. In 2012, he was named director of sports medicine, then assistant athletics director in 2013, and associate athletics director in 2016. In July 2021, he was promoted to senior associate athletics director.
Boersma, was a 1997 Purdue graduate, he returned to his alma mater from Bowling Green State after stops at Kentucky and Notre Dame. Boersma has been the chief athletic trainer for football at Bowling Green State since 2003, the director of sports medicine since 2005, and the deputy athletics director for sports performance since 2010. He also worked as the Mid-American Conference Sports Medicine Association’s education coordinator and as a part-time faculty member in the BGSU School of Human Movement, Sport, and Leisure Studies.
Doug Boersma Cause of Death?
The cause of death ave not been officially identified by the family at the time of this publication. Boersma contributed to the design and construction of two cutting-edge sports medical facilities in Bowling Green, Ohio: the Sebo Athletic Center and the Stroh Center. Boersma, a licensed member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, began his professional career in 1997 after graduating from Purdue with a bachelor’s degree in athletic training. Following a two-year graduate assistantship, he earned his master’s degree in health promotion from the University of Kentucky in 1999. He subsequently spent four years at Notre Dame before taking over as head coach at Bowling Green State.
During his time with the Fighting Irish, Boersma created a custom-made online injury tracking system, which was built by a South Bend, Indiana-based technology firm. He then went on to implement and supervise Shamrock Net Design at both Notre Dame and Bowling Green State.
Doug Boersma Lat Publication on Twitter, when he went fishing with one of hid daughters.
Boersma has worked with a range of sports over his athletic training career. He worked closely with the football team, as well as the men’s and women’s golf teams, at BGSU. He worked closely with the football team at Notre Dame, as well as personally handling the athletic training needs of the men’s ice hockey, soccer, and lacrosse programs. Boersma was in charge of the football and women’s gymnastics teams at Kentucky. He worked with the baseball, men’s basketball, football, and women’s tennis teams as a student sports trainer at Purdue.
BGSU honored Boersma twice for his dedication to the athletics department and the university as a whole. He got the athletic department’s inaugural Roll Along Award in 2008, which is given to people who fully grasp and live the notion of “18 sports – 1 team.” In 2010, he received the Outstanding Administrative Staff Award from the university’s Division of Student Affairs, which is granted to staff members for excellence in teamwork, professional performance, cooperation, and the spirit of working together for a single purpose or objective.
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