Kyle Sutton is in his fourth year with the Transylvania Athletics Sports Medicine Staff as an Assistant Athletic Trainer for the 2019-20 season.
Sutton joined Transylvania in 2016. The Lima, Ohio native brings over eight years of experience in athletic training to his role at Transylvania. Sutton has previously worked at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in Lexington as Head Athletic Trainer from 2015-16 and as Head Athletic Trainer at Westerville Central High School from 2008-15. At Westerville Central High School, Sutton was awarded the GEM (Great Educator Mentor) Award for outstanding leadership and service.
Sutton's key duties at Transylvania include helping all student-athletes on a daily basis with physical rehabilitation and treatment for athletic injuries, as well as providing preventative exercise to keep them healthy and on the field.
Sutton has also worked as a Clinical Athletic Trainer at UK Sports Medicine Clinic, responsible for patient education and other physician extender duties. In the past, Sutton has served as an athletic training intern with the Cincinnati Reds baseball team, assisting with daily treatments and rehabilitations associated with the team's baseball players.
From 2006-2008, Sutton was based in Stillwater, Oklahoma where he obtained his master's degree from Oklahoma State University. While a graduate student, Sutton also served as the primary Athletic Trainer for the Cowboys baseball team.
In 2015 Sutton was named Ohio State University Athletic Training Education Program Preceptor of the Year. Before beginning his career in athletics, Sutton received a Bachelors of Science in Allied Medical Professions from The Ohio State University in 2006 and Masters of Science in Applied Exercise Science from Oklahoma State University in 2008.
PRIMARY SPORTS: Men's Soccer, Women's Triathlon, Cross Country, Swimming & Diving, Baseball, Track & Field.