Mary Joos


Instructor and Athletic Training Program Clinical Coordinator in Health and Exercise Science

Mary is the Clinical Education Coordinator for the Athletic Training Program (ATP) in the Health and Exercise Science Department.  Her responsibilities include developmenting new and evaluating current clinical sites and prceptors within the ATP, teaching in the ATP, advising students in the ATP, and general education offering, and assisting in the administration and accredidation of the ATP.  In addition, Mary serves as a pre-health advisor for the Health and Exercise Science Department.  As the advisor for the Gustavus Atheltic Trainers' Association and Iota Tau Alpha, the national honor society for athletic training, Mary gets the oppurtunity to encourage community and professional service among the students in the ATP. She enjoys her oppurtunities to interact with students and other faculty inside and out of the classroom.  Mary has had the oppurtunity to lead January Interim experiences to England, Germany, Greece, Italy, France, and Ireland with the Olympic Quest courses.  She also helps plan potlucks and social oppurtunities for the ATP students and staff.  Outside of the HES department, Mary serves as the secretary/treasurer for the Eta Chapter of Minnesota of Phi Beta Kappa.  

Mary is originally from Waconia, MN and enjoys spending time with her family who are still in the area, including her neice and twin nephews. She spends the summer up north, fishing, boating, and enjoying the all too short season.  During the long winter months, she enjoys snow-showing, even to campus, much to the distress of the students when she doesn't cancel class on snowy mornings.

Mary is a certified athletic trainer registered in the state of Minnesota.  

Work Experience:

2009-Present: Clinical Education Coordinator - Athletic Training Program; Gustavus Adolphus College St. Peter, MN

2008–2009: Assistant Athletic Trainer and Instructor; Gustavus Adolphus College St. Peter, MN

2007–2008: Assistant Athletic Trainer and Instructor; Upper Iowa University Fayette, IA

2005–2007: Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer and Teaching Assistant; Old Dominion University Norfolk, VA

2002–2005: Athletic Training Student; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC


M.S Ed. - Athletic Training, Old Dominion University (2007); B.A - Exercise and Sports Science - Athletic Training, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2005)

Courses Taught

Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
HES-200First Aid and CPR162015/SP, 2014/FA, 2014/SP, 2013/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, and 2011/FA
HES-126First Aid and CPR112011/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, 2009/FA, 2009/SP, and 2008/FA
HES-320Physical Agents in Athletic Training72014/FA, 2013/FA, 2012/FA, 2011/FA, 2010/FA, 2009/FA, and 2009/SP
HES-203Introduction to Athletic Training72014/FA, 2013/FA, 2012/FA, 2011/FA, 2010/FA, 2009/FA, and 2008/FA
HES-349Advanced Aspects in Athletic Training62013/FA, 2012/FA, 2011/FA, 2010/FA, 2009/FA, and 2008/FA
HES-231Drugs, Sport, and Human Performance52015/SP, 2014/SP, 2012/SP, 2011/SP, and 2010/SP
HES-234Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab52014/FA, 2011/FA, and 2010/FA
HES-319Senior Spring Athletic Training Clinical52014/SP, 2013/SP, 2012/SP, 2011/SP, and 2010/SP
HES-235Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab52014/SP and 2011/SP
HES-317Senior Fall Athletic Training Clinical52013/FA, 2012/FA, 2011/FA, 2010/FA, and 2009/FA
HES-206Med Topics in AT42015/SP, 2014/SP, 2013/SP, and 2012/SP
HES-204Sophomore Athletic Training Clinical Lab42012/SP, 2011/SP, 2010/SP, and 2009/SP
HES-305Kinesiology32014/FA, 2010/SP, and 2009/FA
HES-242Olympic Quest: Europe22015/JN and 2013/JN
HES-353AT Senior Seminar12015/SP