Katherine Luhring brought her vast skill set to the Florida Atlantic University Sports Medicine team in March 2017. She will work with the football team alongside Rudy Rodriguez and John Burnside as well as be responsible for women's tennis.
Prior to joining FAU, Luhring spent eight months as a sports medicine intern at SMU assisting with football and serving as the head trainer for women's basketball. During that time, she also worked for the Dallas Mavericks serving as the athletic trainer for the NBA officials and spent time at the Cotton Bowl working with the University of Wisconsin during pre-bowl game practices.
In her time at Arkansas, while working toward her masters degree, Luhring worked with the Razorbacks' football team as well as men's and women's cross country and track and field. She also published research in the Journal of Athletic Training regarding treatment of exertional heat stroke, which is the topic she pursued for her thesis.
During the summer of 2015, Luhring was an athletic training intern at Arkansas. She assisted the certified athletic training staff with care of the football team during summer workouts and provided coverage and hydration for youth football camps hosted by the team throughout the summer. Before that, Luhring was an intern with the Sacramento Kings assisting in practice, game coverage, and daily rehabilitation of NBA athletes and solely responsible for game day treatment and taping of referees.
While pursuing her undergraduate degree at UC Davis, Luhring was an athletic training intern from August 2010-June 2013. She handled injury prevention and rehabilitation for all 23 Division I teams with a major focus on football, softball and field hockey.
Luhring is a Florida State Licensed NATABOC Certified Athletic Trainer and a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association and American College of Sports Medicine. She earned her masters in athletic training from Arkansas in May 2016 and received her bachelors in neurobiology, physiology and behavior from UC Davis in June 2013. Luhring was a recipient of the 2013 Dick Lewis Award, which recognizes one student annually for outstanding contribution and dedication to the UC Davis Athletic Training Program. She was also honored with the Bill Ferrell Endowed Scholarship in Athletic Training, which is presented to the top five students in the Master of Athletic Training Program at Arkansas.