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Bill D. Kulju, MS, AT

Bill D. Kulju, MS, AT

Sports Medicine
Sports Medicine Athletic Trainers

Contact Information

584 County Line Road West
Westerville, OH 43082 [ map ]
PH: (614) 355-6019
E-mail Me

Biography

Bill brings an extensive background from the high school setting to Nationwide Children's Hospital Sports Medicine, serving the past 33 years as the head athletic trainer at Westerville South High School. He has been very involved in the workings of the Ohio Athletic Trainers' Association serving on the executive committee from 1998-2007 in various elected position. Bill has had experience serving with the United States Olympic Committee. In 1990 he spent time at the Olympic training center in Colorado Springs covering Men’s soccer and Ice Hockey. He then traveled with the Men’s Field Hockey to Los Angeles for the Olympic Festival. In 1993 he served as the athletic trainer for the USA Track and Field teams at the World University Games. In 1995 Bill was assigned to the Men’s field Hockey team and traveled to Argentina for the Pan Am Games.

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Undergraduate School

  • Ohio State University
    Date Completed: 06/10/1978

Master's

  • Ohio State University
    Date Completed: 03/30/1984

Department:

  • Sports Medicine

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 07/30/2012

Professional Experience

1978–2012

  • Westerville South High School - Health Educator, Head Athletic Trainer

1977–1978

  • Columbus Magic Soccer Team - Athletic Trainer

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Ohio Athletic Trainers' Association Linda Weber Daniel Outstanding Mentor Award 2005
  • Westerville City Schools Great Educator/Mentor Award 2010
  • Ohio Athletic Trainers' Association Athletic Trainer of the Year 1995
  • Columbus Medical Association, Gregory Brooks Memorial Award 2001
  • Inducted into The Ohio Athletic Trainers' Association Hall of Fame 2012
  • Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association 1977 - Present
  • National Athletic Trainers Association 1977 - Present
  • Ohio Athletic Trainers' Association 1985 - Present
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000