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Mike Wild

Job Title

  • Instructor in Human Kinetics and Applied Health Science
    Athletic Training, College of Arts and Sciences

Started at Bethel



  • Daemen College - B.S. in Health Care Studies, 2011
  • Daemen College - M.S. in Athletic Training, 2012


Wild came to Bethel in the fall of 2016 as an Instructor in Human Kinetics and Applied Health Science with a focus on Athletic Training. Previously, he was at Daemen College in Buffalo, NY, providing medical oversight of the Men's Soccer and Track and Field teams and developed a passion for treating overuse injuries. Furthermore, Wild served as a preceptor, taught a Psychosocial course, and assisted with teaching Athletic Training Graduate (Gross) Anatomy. Prior to Daemen, he spent one year at Houghton College.

A Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and Performance Enhancement Specialist (NASM/PES), Mike enjoys integrating strength and conditioning principles into rehab sessions.

Courses Taught

Graduate (Gross) Anatomy, Psychosocial Aspects of Athletic Training, CPR/AED/First Aid


Daemen College Alumni Senior Leadership and Service Award, 2011

University at Buffalo Football Athletic Training Student of the Year, 2011


Masters Thesis Presentation: Assessment of Non-Athletic Training Management Responsibility of Certified Athletic Trainers in the Collegiate Setting.

Certificates and Licenses

BOC Certified Athletic Trainer

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

Performance Enhancement Specialist (NASM/PES)

Registered Athletic Trainer, MN Board of Medical Practice

New York State Registration Certification

National Provider Identifier (NPI): 1710390562

Graston Technique® Trained (M1)                                                        

First Aid/CPR/AED - Instructor (Red Cross) 

Hobbies and Interests

Outdoors, Mountain Biking, Snowboarding, Skiing


Don't ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. -Howard Thurman