Kevin Lechtenberg is in his 15th year as the assistant athletic trainer at UAA. He serves as the primary trainer for the Seawolf hockey team.
Lechtenberg came to UAA from the Excel Physical & Occupational Therapy Clinic in Colorado Springs, Colo., where he worked until 1996. While at Excel, he served as the athletic trainer at Sierra High School.
He served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at the University of Denver from 1994-96, working with the men’s basketball, lacrosse and ice hockey teams and the women’s volleyball program. He earned a master’s degree in management from DU in 1996.
A 1994 graduate of the University of Iowa with a degree in exercise science, he was a student trainer in the Hawkeye Sports Medicine program, working with all 22 sports, including the Hawkeye football team and NCAA champion wrestling squad.
He is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Lechtenberg and his wife Yasmin live in Eagle River with their son. She is a physical therapist at Anchorage Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic.