DePaul has named Sue Walsh the Director of Sports Medicine it was announced by Blue Demon Athletics Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto.
CHICAGO – DePaul has named Sue Walsh the Director of Sports Medicine it was announced today by Blue Demon Athletics Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto.
Walsh’s duties will include overseeing the health and conditioning of nearly 200 Blue Demon student-athletes along with coordinating the scheduling of practice and game coverage for all DePaul sports and will develop and implement medical supervision for prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries.
Walsh returns to DePaul after serving as the Director of Sports Medicine from 1997-2004. She was also the Blue Demons’ Associate Director of Sports Medicine from 1992-97. During her time at DePaul Walsh also worked as an athletic trainer for AthleticCo and Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers, two physical therapy clinics in Chicago. She served as an athletic trainer for USTA Tennis Tournaments held in the Windy City as well as both the 1994 Men’s World Cup and 2002 Women’s World Cup Soccer Tournaments.
After leaving DePaul in 2004, Walsh spent one year as the Clinic Director at Egoscue Chicago before moving to the company’s Los Angeles Clinic where she stayed until 2006. Walsh spent last year working in Chicago at her own independent clinic which concentrated on exercise therapy for pain management and performance enhancement. Prior to coming to DePaul in 1992, she was a personal trainer at the East Bank Club in Chicago for five years.
Walsh is a 1987 graduate of New Mexico with a degree in Exercise Technology and she holds a Master’s Degree in Physical Education from DePaul. In 2004 Walsh became a certified egoscue therapist and later that year she became a licensed doctor in utilizing complementary manual medicine from the Chicago National College of Naprapathy.