Christian Ahlstrom was named an assistant athletic trainer at UC San Diego in July 2017.
Ahlstrom arrived on campus after spending two seasons as assistant athletic trainer at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell (2015-17), where he primarily worked with men’s soccer and baseball. During this time, Ahlstrom was responsible for injury prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of 70 Division I student-athletes.
A native of Wilmette, Ill., Ahlstrom attended Saint Louis University and earned a bachelor’s degree in exercise science before gaining his master’s in athletic training. He also spent time as a teaching assistant for introduction to athletic training while at SLU.
Ahlstrom is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) as well as the Illinois Athletic Trainers Association (IATA).