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Athletic Trainer Dustin Flynn Joins Staff
Published: July 24th 2012 @ 10:45 AM



Peoria Rivermen General Manager Kevin McDonald announced today the club added athletic trainer Dustin Flynn to its staff. Flynn replaces Chris Palmer who has joined the St. Louis Blues as an assistant athletic trainer.


Flynn, 29, comes to Peoria after spending one season with the ECHL Florida Everblades.  Prior to joining the Everblades, he spent three years as an assistant athletic trainer at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 


A native of Lancaster, NH, Flynn received a bachelor’s degree in athletic training from Springfield College in 2005. While in school, he interned with the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League. He went on to receive a master’s degree in exercise and sports science from Ithaca College and work as a graduate assistant with Cornell University.  


A certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS), Flynn is also a member of NATA (National Trainers Association), NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association) and PHATS (Professional Hockey Athletic Trainers Society).