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Chris Linde Staff Bio | Athletic Trainer

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Chris Linde
Department
Softball
Sports Medicine

Responsibilities

  • Head Athletic Trainer - softball 
  • Inventory coordinator
  • OSHA compliance director
  • Assistant in budget/supply orders
  • Teaches Basic Athletic Training in the life sciences department at BYU

Years at BYU

  • 1990 - Present

Education

  • Bachelor's degree from BYU in physical education with an emphasis in athletic training (1980)
  • Master's  degree from BYU in athletic training (1982)
  • Certification with National Athletic Trainers' Association (1981)

Prior to BYU

  • Athletic trainer for Utah Valley State College (now UVU), Mount Union College in Ohio and South Mountain Junior College in Phoenix
  • Athletic trainer for Tumwater Physical Therapy in Tumwater, Washington
  • Coached softball at BYU (as an extramural program), Mount Union College and Sierra College in Rocklin, California

Career Highlights

  • Worked with women's volleyball for 12 years with a final four appearance, men's volleyball for five years which included two national championships
  • Has been with softball since its inception in 1999
  • Has also worked with cheer for three years, football for four years, and tennis and women's golf for ten years 

Personal/Family

  • Mother, Marilyn Linde, lives in Provo, Utah
  • Father, Calvin Linde, lives in Sierraville, California
  • Hometown: Roseville, California