Emily Calder joined the ORU Sports Medicine staff in August of 2013 after serving two years as a graduate assistant at the University of Kansas. At KU, Calder worked with the swimming and diving programs, and assisted with the athletic training needs for women’s basketball, women’s tennis, football and the KU Relays track and field event.
While in Lawrence, Calder had the opportunity to work with the MLB All-Star Fantasy camp, the Youth Soccer President’s Cup and a number of KU summer camps. While working with the OrthoKansas Orthopedic Group, Calder covered other local high school events.
During the summer of 2012, Calder was the Gatorade Camp Manager at the University of Kansas, supervising 25 employees to cover football, men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, softball, track, soccer, tennis, swimming and volleyball camps.
Calder graduated Suma Cum Laude from Park University with a 3.97 GPA, while earning NAIA Academic All-American honors as the captain of the softball team. While a student, she worked with the Avila University football and men’s basketball programs, the Kansas City Community College men’s soccer and men’s basketball programs and various programs at Park Hill South HS. As a senior, she worked with rehabilitation services at Centerpointe Medical Center.