Sept. 16, 2003

Notre Dame, Ind. – Jim Scholler has been named assistant athletic trainer at the University of Notre Dame after serving in a similar position at the University of North Florida for two years. Scholler will work primarily with the Irish men’s and women’s cross country and men’s lacrosse programs.

Scholler served as an assistant athletic trainer at North Florida from August of 2001 until his hiring at Notre Dame. While at the Jacksonville, Fla., campus, he was the trainer for four athletic teams -men’s basketball, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s tennis – and the cheerleading and dance squads. He also supervised 12-15 student athletic trainers each semester as an approved clinical instructor for the undergraduate CAAHEP Accredited Athletic Training Education Program and served as a co-instructor for two athletic training classes at North Florida. Scholler was an interim assistant athletic trainer at Northern Florida from December 2000-August 2001 and also a graduate assistant in that department while obtaining his master’s degree.

In July of 2003, Scholler was the head athletic trainer for the Greek National Baseball Team at the European Baseball Championships in the Netherlands.

A 1998 graduate of the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s of science degree movement science with a concentration in athletic training, he served as a student assistant trainer within the Wolverine Athletic Department for three years.

Scholler received his master’s degree in healthcare administration from North Florida in August of 2001 and is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.