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Monjeau named first Athletic Trainer in team history

Monday, September 20th
Monjeau named first Athletic Trainer in team history

Coralville, Iowa - Megan Monjeau has been named the Iowa Heartlanders’ first Athletic Trainer, the team announced Tuesday. Monjeau served as head athletic trainer in the USHL with the Dubuque Fighting Saints from 2019-21.The Minneapolis, MN native served as assistant athletic trainer for a year at Hamline University, and two more at William Penn (2017-19). Prior to that, she received her Master’s from East Stroudsburg University and Bachelor’s degree from University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.“Since joining the Deacon Sports & Entertainment family, everything has been first class and I am excited to start my professional hockey career with the Hearlanders,” Monjeau said. “My goal is to make sure the players receive the right kind of treatment and rehabilitation that will enhance team training and performance.”“Megan is a vitally important member of our team and will play a large role in ensuring our players stay healthy and available for us while receiving top-notch care,” Head Coach Gerry Fleming said. “Overall, we are happy with the group we’ve put together both on and off the ice and look forward to finalizing some more announcements as the season gets underway next month.”The Heartlanders officially open the 2021-22 ECHL season on Oct. 22 against Kansas City at Xtream Arena. Tickets are available at ShopHeartlanders.com/collections/tickets.  The Heartlanders’ AHL affiliate, the Iowa Wild, will host the Rockford IceHogs for an AHL preseason game Oct. 8 at 7:00 p.m. at Xtream Arena in the first professional hockey game in the new building, presented by the Iowa City Area Sports Commission. Tickets are available for the Fri., Oct. 8 game by calling the Heartlanders box office at 319-569-4625 or by visiting https://bit.ly/XtreamArenaPreseason.