January 18th, 2019 | by CollegeAD

Kansas State athletics director Gene Taylor said that the restructuring of K-State’s sports medicine, strength and conditioning, sports nutrition and sports psychology departments “is something we’ve been preparing for and working on for quite some time.” On Friday, Taylor announced his employee to provide oversight in those areas. Taylor in a news release announced Matt Thomason has been promoted from Director of Sports Medicine at K-State to Associate Athletics Director for Student-Athlete Health, Wellness and Performance. After overseeing sports medicine for the past 14 years, Thomason will now provide administrative oversight, direction and strategic planning as well as create and maintain a collaborative culture in a productive work environment for sports medicine, strength and conditioning, sports nutrition and student-athlete wellness. “Our goal is to align our various wellness departments in such a way that best enables Matt and his staffs to care for our student-athletes while also seeing a progression in the monitoring, supporting and communication roles,” Taylor said in a statement.  – D. SCOTT FRITCHEN, 247sports – Read More

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