Tim Steinhaus begins his first season as assistant athletic trainer at Middle Tennessee and will be primarily responsible for the day-to-day care of Blue Raider baseball players.
Steinhaus previously worked with the Milwaukee Brewers as a minor league athletic trainer prior to taking the position at Middle Tennessee. He was with the Brewers' organization from February 2004 to September 2005, and was responsible for pre-injury prevention, acute and chronic injury assessment, evaluation, treatment, post-injury care, rehabilitation and assisting the coordinator with post surgical rehabilitation. Additionally, he was responsible for injury reports and pre-practice conferences with coaches and the strength staff, among other duties.
Steinhaus was named Minor League Athletic Trainer of the Year in the Arizona League in 2004.
Prior to taking a position in the Brewers organization, Steinhaus served as an intern assistant athletic trainer at the University of Cincinnati, where he assisted with baseball, football, men's soccer, rowing, swimming, dancing, and rehabilitation of all athletes in the training room facility. He was also responsible for supervision and teaching of Athletic Training students.
Steinhaus worked at the University of Missouri as a graduate assistant, working primarily as football and baseball athletic trainer from June 2001 to May 2003. His responsibilities at Missouri included all duties within the realm of an athletic trainer. He also served as a physician extender at the Kansas City Bone and Joint Clinic in Kansas City, Mo., from August 2003 to January 2004, and worked in the same capacity with the Columbia Orthopedic Group in Columbia, Mo., from April 2002 to June 2003.
Steinhaus also was the head athletic trainer at Francis Howell Central High School in St. Charles, Mo., from August 1999 to May 2001. He is NATA/BOC Certified in four states, including Tennessee, and is an Arizona State Licensed Athletic Trainer. He also is an Arizona State Licensed Registered Nurse.
Steinhaus is single and resides in Murfreesboro.