After earning a bachelor’s degree from University of Montana, Missoula and a master’s degree Indiana State University, Katie Grove took the position of Head Women’s Athletic Trainer at Eastern Michigan University. In 1979, she returned to Indiana State University where she served many roles including Assistant Professor of Physical Education, teaching the athletic training curriculum, Head Women’s Athletic Trainer and Program Director of the Undergraduate Athletic Training Program. In 1983, Katie went on to further her academic education by earning a PhD. in Health and Physical Education from the University of Missouri. She later returned to Indiana in 1990 where she joined the athletic training staff at Indiana University. Katie has written many sports medicine articles and has become an accomplished speaker. Professionally, she has served in many positions on the state, district and national levels including IATA President (2000 – 2002) and GLATA President (2006 – 2008). Katie has been instrumental in mentoring women in the athletic training profession and will long be remembered for her work as Chair of the NATA Women in Athletic Training Committee.