The SIUE community mourns the loss of Assistant Athletic Trainer Kristin Weller, who passed away Tues., Oct. 1, due to complications from a medical procedure. She was 25.
â€œKristin was an extremely talented and dedicated athletic trainer,â€� SIUE Head Athletic Trainer Gerry Schlemer said. â€œShe used her compassion and listening abilities to touch the lives of so many of our student-athletes even in just a short time. She will be greatly missed.â€�
Weller joined the SIUE Sports Medicine staff in September 2018 and had worked closely with SIUE student-athletes, specifically assigned to the womenâ€™s basketball and tennis teams.
Weller, a native of Centennial, Colorado, was a 2016 graduate of Northern Colorado and earned her masterâ€™s from Texas A&M Kingsville.