Missy Schultz was hired in the summer of 2010 as Associate Athletic Trainer at Butler University. Schultz came to Butler after spending two years at the University of Wyoming as an Assistant Athletic Trainer. Her primary responsibilities at Butler are women's basketball and men’s and women’s cross country. Missy also coordinates the insurance claims process for our student athletes.
Missy has been instrumental in the success of Butler’s nationally ranked cross country teams. She has been effective in applying hands-on techniques such as muscle energy and Hesch method to treat and also prevent injuries to our runners. Her service to our cross country teams has allowed them to be consistently successful at the national level!
Missy’s work with the Butler women’s basketball team has also been noticed nationally. In the summer of 2013, Missy was selected as the athletic trainer for USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team. The team went on to win the gold medal in the FIBA Americas U16 Championship in Cancun, Mexico!
While at Wyoming, Schultz had primary sports coverage for men's and women's swimming & diving as well as an assistant for Cowboy football. Prior to her time at Wyoming, she spent one year as head athletic trainer at Judson University in Elgin, Ill. She also served as an athletic trainer for Universal Studios/NBC on a football movie set as well as stints at Benedictine University and Northern Illinois University.
Schultz graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education with an emphasis in Athletic Training from Western Illinois University in 2004. She earned her Master of Science in Education with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology and Fitness Leadership from Northern Illinois University in 2006. Schultz has been certified as an Athletic Trainer by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification since 2004.
Director of Sports Medicine Ryan Galloy on Missy: "Missy has been an asset to our staff for several years now, both clinically as well as administratively. She strives to employ the latest in clinical techniques in treating her athletes and it shows in the success of our women’s basketball and cross country teams!"