Roberta Kuechler

Associate Athletic Trainer

Roberta Kuechler joined the Cavalier Athletic Training team in November of 2015.  She is full-time at JCCC, but is employed by Shawnee Mission Health – SportsCare.  Kuechler works with the volleyball and baseball teams but contributes to the coverage of all the athletic teams at Johnson County Community College. 

Born and raised in St. Louis, MO, Kuechler was a 3 sport athlete in high school.  She became a field hockey player in at St. Louis University.  A knee injury prevented her from pursuing her dream of trying out for the Olympic field hockey team.  However, it was that same injury that motivated and propelled her into the athletic training profession.

Kuechler was the first full-time woman’s athletic trainer at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL.  She was the athletic trainer at Blue Valley High School for 5 years, and at Wyandotte High School for a short time.

Kuechler earned her Bachelor of Science in physical education and athletic training from Western Illinois University.  In her spare time, Kuechler enjoys fishing, kayaking, landscape/garden maintenance and cross-cultural travel.