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Celebrating Terri J. Woods

Terri Woods

Terri J. Woods has been living out her vocation at Concordia University’s as head athletic trainer for nearly 35 years. Upon coming to Concordia in 1984, Terri designed and established the athletic training facilities and implemented the NATA Undergraduate Student Athletic Training Program internship route to certification. As an assistant professor, she taught courses in athletic training, first aid and fitness evaluation for the Human Performance Department. Woods became the first full-time Certified Athletic Trainer in Concordia’s history in 1999. The following year, she established a second training facility in the CATS building as part of Concordia’s football/track renovation project.

Since 1984 Terri Woods has worked alongside nearly 100 student assistants, interns, graduate assistants and medical professionals to serve 3,600+ student athletes. 

Share a Word of Thanks

Alumni, colleagues and friends are encouraged to share well wishes for Terri. Messages can be sent to or via mail through the Office of Alumni Relations at Concordia University Chicago 7400 Augusta St River Forest IL 60305. 

Celebrate at Terri’s Retirement Reception
Thursday, June 20 6 – 9 p.m. 

A gathering is planned at Exit Strategy Brewing Company (7700 Madison Street,Forest Park) for alumni, staff and friends before Terri leaves for Missouri. Cost is $25/person and includes heavy appetizers and beverages.

Click Here to Register Online by Thursday, June 6 

Please note: this event is intended for guests age 18 and up.

Questions? Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 888-258-6773 or