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Kenneth Lassiter joins the Broncos athletic training staff for the upcoming 2016-17 season
Aug. 3, 2016 Fayetteville, NC – The Fayetteville State University department of athletics announced the addition of Kenneth Lassiter to the athletic training staff as the assistant athletic trainer. He will provide coverage for all 10 varsity sports programs with a primary focus on the FSU football and softball programs.

“I’m excited about this opportunity,” said Lassiter. “This is a chance for me to grow as an athletic trainer. I’m happy to be working with Carlitta (Moore) and Erin (Dowd); they both have a lot of knowledge and experience. This is an overall exciting situation and I look forward to the upcoming season.”

Carlitta Moore and Erin Dowd currently served on the Fayetteville State athletic training staff. Moore has been the Director of Sports Medicine and head athletic trainer since 2012; while Dowd has been the assistant athletic trainer for four seasons.

Lassiter joins the Broncos’ athletic training staff after serving two seasons as a graduate athletic trainer at Northeastern State University (NSU) in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. During his time at NSU, he worked primarily with the men’s basketball program, while assisting with the football team.

Lassiter began his career in athletic training on the collegiate level as a student trainer at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. He worked with the Braves’ baseball, men's soccer and women's soccer programs.

Lassiter also has experience from his time working at Red Springs High School (fall 2012) and at Lumberton High School (fall 2011). He is a native of Asheboro, NC. He earned a bachelor’s degree in athletic training from UNC Pembroke in 2014 and later earned his master’s in kinesiology from Northeastern State in 2016.

He is a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association, the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers' Association and the North Carolina Athletic Trainers' Association. He also has the following certifications: BOC, American Red Cross Professional Rescuer, Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure, Graston Technique MI, and Kinesio Tape.

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