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Ben McKenzie


Ben McKenzie leads the Labette Community College Athletic Training department.  Ben is a lifelong resident of Parsons graduating from Parsons High School in 1996.  After high school Ben attended Labette Community college where he pursued his degree in Athletic Training and competed on the wrestling team under legendary Coach Jody Thompson.  After receiving his Associate in Arts degree in 1999, Ben went on to wrestle and pursue his degree in Athletic Training at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD.  In May of 2001 Ben graduated from Augustana College and passed the National Athletic Trainer Board of Certification exam in June 2001. Ben then moved to Hays, Ks where he worked for one year as a staff athletic trainer for Hays Medical Center performing rehabilitation services in the morning and covering Stockton, Palco, and Plainville High Schools in the afternoons.  In the summer of 2002, the opportunity came for Ben to once again become a Cardinal and he made his way back home to the great town of Parsons.  Ben also received his Masters in Liberal Studies with an emphasis in Health and Human Performance from Fort Hays State University in 2004.

Ben's wife, Holly, is also a certified athletic trainer for Labette Health and frequently helps with game coverage for LCC as well as providing outreach coverage to Parsons and Labette County High Schools. Ben and Holy reside in Parsons with their daughter, Tylie.

(620) 421-6700 ext. 1027

Labette Community College   200 S. 14th Street    Parsons, KS 67357
1-620-421-6700 or 1-888-Labette (522-3883)

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