WATCH NOW: MSU Head Trainer Sally Nogle on Current Sports | #107

Oct 24, 2013

Dr. Sally Nogle was the first female athletic trainer for a football team in the Big Ten Conference, and in July was elevated to MSU head athletic trainer. Nogle has been an athletic trainer at Michigan State for 30 years.


Over the course of her career, Nogle has worked with thousands of athletes. She worked with USA Volleyball at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles and the American rowing team at the 1988 Olympics in South Korea. Nogle also was a trainer for the U.S. women's basketball team in the 1987 World University Games in Yugoslavia.


Credit G.L. Kohuth / MSU

Sally Nogle talks with host Al Martin about how she became an athletic trainer and how it feels to be considered an "icon" within a field that has few women. She also discusses the importance of making sports safer.