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Four schools comprise Baker University: College of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, School of Nursing, School of Professional and Graduate Studies.
Baker is a private, liberal arts university that educates students through small classes, innovative instructors and rigorous coursework.
Dan O'Connell MS, LAT, ATC
Position: Athletic Trainer
Dan O'Connell enters his second season at Baker University assisting the athletic training staff. Prior to joining the Wildcats, he was a graduate assistant at Emporia State University and worked primarily with the women's basketball team while earning his masters degree in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation.
O'Connell spent two years as a student assistant at Johnson County Community College, before transferring to Emporia State University where he completed his bachelors degree in athletic training in 2010.Â
O'Connell was born in Lawrence, Kan., and graduated from Lawrence High School in 2005. In his spare time, he enjoys working out and playing golf.