College - Minnesota State-Mankato
The 2012 season will be Keith Uzpen’s fourth season as Associate Athletic Trainer for the Lynx. It will also be Uzpen’s third as Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the team.
Uzpen also works as Clinic Coordinator for Fairview Sports & Orthopedic –Oak Ridge. He works with two Orthopedic Surgeons.
He was a Lead Athletic Trainer for Institute for Athletic Medicine (IAM), Uzpen had been the Head Athletic Trainer at Andover High School through IAM for five years.
Uzpen received his Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from Minnesota State University, Mankato, in 2005. Uzpen was a graduate assistant for Indiana University before transferring to finish his Masters degree at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. In 2008 he received a Masters of Education degree in Applied Kinesiology from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
He is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, Great Lakes Athletic Training Association and Minnesota Athletic Trainers Association, as well as a part of the Public Relations Committee and Honors and Awards Committee for Minnesota Athletic Trainers Association.
Uzpen grew up in Hamden, Connecticut and Cottage Grove, Minnesota. He now lives in Richfield with his wife and two dogs.