SIUE Mourns Loss of Athletics Trainer Kristin Weller

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Kristin WellerThe 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.

“Kristin was an extremely talented and dedicated athletic trainer,� SIUE Head Athletic Trainer Gerry Schlemer said. “She 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.�

Weller joined the SIUE Sports Medicine staff in September 2018 and had worked closely with SIUE student-athletes, specifically assigned to the women’s basketball and tennis teams.

Weller, a native of Centennial, Colorado, was a 2016 graduate of Northern Colorado and earned her master’s from Texas A&M Kingsville.