Brandon is originally from Posen, Michigan and earned his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Alma College in 2011. Brandon obtained his Master of Science in Exercise Physiology with a concentration in Athletic Training from Kent State University. During his time there he taught undergraduate courses and labs for both the Exercise Science and Athletic Training Education departments and completed research on intrinsic foot muscle strength and exercises for chronic ankle instability. In addition to teaching he also provided coverage to the Akron marathon and various other high school tournaments, camps and sporting events. Brandon is excited about the opportunity to continue his education as the Steadman Clinic and learn as much as possible from the physicians and staff while there. He is also very active in his spare time and is looking forward to hiking and biking in the mountains as well as learning to snowboard/ski in Colorado.