Suzie Atkinson is beginning her first year as a full-time Assistant Athletic Trainer at Missouri State University. She completed the four year undergraduate athletic training program at MSU and continued on to accept a 2 year Intern Athletic Training position at MSU as well, which ended in August. Suzie is currently responsible for the athletic health care of the MSU Softball team, as well as overseeing Field Hockey and Cross Country. She is currently working toward a M.S. in Administrative Studies - Sports Management from Missouri State University.
Suzie is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association and the Missouri Athletic Trainers Association.
Suzie is excited to begin her life in Southwest Missouri, as she just recently got married to Blake Atkinson in May 2012 and bought a house. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her husband and their German Sheppard-Chow mix, Chloe. Suzie also enjoys cooking/baking, spending time outdoors and watching movies. She is also training to run her first half-marathon in October 2012.