Assistant Athletic Trainer - Football
Chris Schultheiss is in his first year as an assistant athletic trainer at West Virginia, working primarily with the Mountaineer football program.
Schultheiss assists with the day-to-day care, rehabilitation and prevention of athletic injuries for the football program. He also has duties as an instructor in the WVU athletic training education program.
Schultheiss came to WVU after serving as the assistant athletic trainer at Rutgers for three years. He provided individualized clinical rehabilitation, treatment and injury prevention with sport supervision of wrestling and assisting with football, as well as communicating with team doctors and specialists.
He also served stints as the assistant athletic trainer at Vermont (2010-11), American (2006-10) and was the head athletic trainer at Catholic University (2002-06) and Elizabeth City State (2000-02).
Schultheiss earned his bachelor’s degree from James Madison in 1998 and his master’s degree from Temple in 2000. He holds certifications as a clinical instructor, a certified athletic trainer, CPR/PR-AED by the American Red Cross and is certified with the Graston Technique.