Michael Sypniak
Michael  Sypniak

Athletic Trainer

Alma Mater:
Slippery Rock '03, Syracuse '06

Michael Sypniak joined Ohio State in 2007 and is an athletic trainer for the baseball and field hockey teams and currently works with the football and men's tennis programs.

Sypniak completed his athletic trainer certification for the National Athletic Trainers' Association in 2003. While a student at Slippery Rock University, he assisted with football, baseball, track and field, women's basketball, field hockey and swimming. Sypniak also completed a one year internship with the sports medicine department at the University of Maryland where he worked extensively with the baseball program.

While pursuing his master's degree at Syracuse University, Sypniak served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer with the football team in 2004 and '05. Before coming to Ohio State, Sypniak spent a year interning for the Buffalo Bills' athletic training staff.

In addition to his duties as assistant athletic trainer and rehabilitation coordinator with football, Mike is also an advisor for Ohio State's Athletic Training Club and teaches a proficiency course for sophomores within the athletic training education program.

Sypniak and his wife, the former Sarah Crouthamel from Columbus, reside in Hilliard with their young son, Frazier.

Sypniak currently resides in Hilliard, Ohio.