Assistant Athletic Trainer
Griffiti Magazine - 2022-23 - Issue #3
Read the complete issue. Featured: Simon Edvinsson; Luke Glendening; Jussi Olkinuora; Albert Johansson; Anthony Polazzo
An athletic trainer for University of Michigan Health West assigned to the Griffins, Anthony Polazzo begins his fifth full season with the club after having served several years as a volunteer on game nights.
In his expanded role as assistant athletic trainer, Polazzo covers all home games and practices, as well as select number of road trips and the team’s joint training camps with the Detroit Red Wings in Traverse City.
Polazzo obtained his bachelor’s degree in athletic training from Northern Michigan University in 2011 and his master’s in public administration from Grand Valley State University in 2014. He is a native of Menominee, Mich., and travels back to the Upper Peninsula any chance he gets.