Nickname: Greg Garofolo

Hometown: Schaumburg, IL

Current Town: Schaumburg, IL

Alma Mater: North Central College

First AT Job: Outreach Athletic Trainer through Athletico, Lake Park High School. Roselle, IL

Current Gig: Head Athletic Trainer, Hoffman Estates High School.  Hoffman Estates, IL.  I am also the VP for the Illinois Athletic Trainers Association

Most Important Thing In Your Bag:  All of my first-aid supplies.

Gameday Snack: A pot of coffee and my favorite berries.

Best AT Moment: Receiving a thank you letter from a parent after working with her son after surgery.  She told me “I feel like you like you are the only one who cares about my son, and for that, I am grateful.”  This has stuck with me and I try to live up to this expectation with all of my patients.

Quote/Lyric/Line that sums up Athletic Training To You: Athletic Trainers are frontline health care providers.

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