John Edwards Selected Team Athletic Trainer for USA Wrestling Team Tournaments in Slovenia and Bulgaria

March 21, 2011 (Lafayette, Indiana) - John Edwards, athletic trainer and physical therapist, traveled with a USA Wrestling team to Slovenia and Bulgaria February 18 – 27.  The team competed in the “Grand Prix of Slovenia Tournament” (Murska Sobota, Slovenia) on February 18 – 20, and in the “Dan Kolov – Nikola Petrov International Wrestling Tournament” (Burgas, Bulgaria) on February 25 – 27.

Edwards is currently a staff athletic trainer and physical therapist at Lafayette Rehabilitation Services (LRS), a Unity Healthcare partner, in Lafayette. He is also Director of Sportsmedicine for Lafayette Orthopaedic Clinic (LOC).  Since 1995, Edwards has provided outpatient physical therapy care at LRS for athletes at all levels of sports competition.  Working with the physicians at LOC, he also provides athletic training coverage for area high school athletic events.

Edwards also served as a volunteer athletic trainer for USA Wrestling when a team traveled to Ukraine for the Ukrainian Wrestling Foundation’s Senior Memorial Tournament in 2009 and to Greece for the 8th World University Wrestling Championships in 2008.