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Female athletic trainers making strides

Updated: March 22, 2014, 1:34 PM ET
By Jane McManus | espnW.com

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- When she was in school studying to be an athletic trainer, Alyssa Alpert took a trip to Germany. There, she spent the day with FC Bayern Munich, and met with an athletic trainer working with the team.

"Walking to the training facility and looking over the pitch," Alpert said, "it was one of the most amazing things."

Alpert, now 26, has been named the head athletic trainer for the New York Cosmos, a legendary team that has been resurrected ...

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