Dani Happel, MS, LAT, ATC, is a native of Woodbury, a graduate of Stillwater High School, and a former competitive dancer. Following her high school graduation, she attended the University of Iowa, where she earned her degree in Athletic Training and her Master’s degree. Since obtaining her certification in Athletic Training, she has taken on various roles, including teaching in academics and dance, serving as a high school Athletic Trainer, and working in sports medicine and physical therapy clinics. Dani has had the privilege of working with a diverse range of athletes, but she openly acknowledges that her deep-seated passion remains with dance. Her time spent in New Orleans provided her with the opportunity to work closely with dancers.
Outside of her professional life, Dani enjoys staying active with friends and family, traveling, and passionately cheering on her Iowa Hawkeyes!
Master of Science in Health, Human Physiology, and Athletic Training, University of Iowa
Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, University of Iowa
Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), Board of Certification
Licensed Athletic Trainer (LAT), Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA)