Jacob Dinauer is Head Athletic Trainer and a senior lecturer of Exercise and Sport Science. Prior to working as the Head Athletic Trainer, he served as Assistant Athletic Trainer and was a graduate assistant here at Carthage. He was also an Athletic Trainer/Corporate Fitness Consultant at NovaCare Rehabilitation. Jake is a captain on the Town of Raymond Fire and Rescue department. Jake provides athletic training services for football, men's basketball, and baseball. He is a professor in the Athletic Training Edcation Program teaching Clinical Skills I, Practicum II, Modalities in Athletic Training, Practium III, and Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries. Jake feels that teaching helps him stay current and up on his athletic training skills. He also states, "I enjoy watching the students progress and become successful professionals." He received his master's degree in education from Carthage in 2002, and his bachelor's degree in athletic training from Carthage in 2000. He has been certified since August 2000, and joined the Carthage faculty in 2004.