Scott Waehler is in his second season as the graduate assistant athletic trainer for the Illinois State baseball team.
A National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) certified trainer, Waehler graduated from Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 2010 with a degree in athletic training. During his time at UW-Stevens Point, Waehler participated in clinical rotations that included working with the Pointer baseball and men's hockey teams.
Waehler's professional experience includes working with the NFL's Indianapolis Colts as an intern. He assisted the Colts' athletic training staff with treatment, rehabilitation and field set-up, and he documented daily treatments and reported progress of injuries to his supervisors. Waehler also worked with the Wisconsin Woodchucks of the collegiate wood-bat Northwoods Baseball League.
A Lomira, Wisc., native, Waehler is pursuing his master's degree in athletic training at Illinois State.