Nielsen is entering her second year as an assistant athletic trainer here at Hardin-Simmons University. Her primary team responsibilities are men’s soccer and track & field.
Sarah is originally from Humboldt, Iowa and completed her undergraduate studies at Iowa State University. While there she worked with the football team, women’s gymnastics, and women’s soccer. After graduating with her bachelor's degree in athletic training, she joined the staff at HSU as a graduate assistant athletic trainer working with the men’s soccer and baseball teams. She graduated in May 2017 with her master's degree in kinesiology, sport and recreation.
Sarah is currently a member of both the Southwest Athletic Trainers’ Association and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.