SUNY Morrisville Acting Sports Director Todd Kleinhans has announced the addition of Kylie Robbins to the athletic training staff for the upcoming year 2021-22.
Robbins, who will be participating in the football and women’s lacrosse programs, comes to Morrisville from SUNY Upstate Orthopedics where she has worked in a clinical setting for orthopedic needs.
Robbins completed a self-employed clerkship with Glenville State College in the spring of 2020, working with a team of three to meet the needs of 436 Division II student-athletes. While at Glenville State, she specifically worked with acrobatics and tumbling, baseball, soccer, softball, basketball and track programs.
A Marshall University graduate with her BSc and MSc in Athletic Coaching, Robbins brings with her a wealth of experience in athletic training, working with men’s basketball, swimming and diving, and volleyball teams. Women’s, Cross Country and Football Division I program.
She was also a member of the Athletic Training Association in Marshall, where she received the Perseverance Award in 2019, and was elected Parliamentarian from 2018-19.
Robbins was a four-year member of the Marshall University Marching Band as a star twirler, while also serving on the management team for four years.
In addition to her practical experience in athletic training, Robbins has been accepted for oral presentations for MAATA, NATA and WVATA conferences on a variety of topics, including for her research on “Does a previous injury influence performance in FMS tests in a college fanfare? members?”
Robbins currently holds her certification in Functional Movement Screening, Level 1, NPI, BOC and is working on her PES certification.
In other news, SUNY Morrisville field hockey head coach Jennifer Koller announced the addition of Kaitlynn (Palmer) Breckenridge as an assistant coach for the upcoming fall season.
Breckenridge, originally from Verona, NY, comes to Morrisville from Vernon-Verona-Sherrill High School where she was an assistant coach and modified coach of field hockey programs.
Prior to her stint with the Red Devils, Breckenridge was an activity specialist at Camp Starlight where she coached lacrosse and field hockey.
Breckenridge graduated from Utica College with a BA in Wellness and Adventure Education, continuing her education with the Pioneers earning her Masters in Education. While with the Pioneers, Breckenridge was a student-athlete of two sports, playing three seasons for the Pioneers as a midfielder with the lacrosse program and one with the field hockey program as a midfielder. ground. Her efforts on the field of play have praised the Central New York Empire 8 All-Tournament star in women’s lacrosse, alongside first- and second-team All-Conference honors in consecutive seasons.
Breckenridge had an exceptional career with VVS as a student-athlete in field hockey and lacrosse and continued her playing career at Salem State University before moving to Utica. In Salem, she was named rookie of the year for the women’s lacrosse program.
Obtaining his coaching certification in 2019, Breckenridge also holds his NYSTCE physical education and health education certificates.
Morrisville opens the 2021 season on September 1.