Joined AU Staff:
A native of Cedaredge, CO, Anthony enters his second year on the plains as assistant athletic trainer working with the Tigers baseball program.
Prior to his arrival on the plains, Sandersen was employed with the Chicago Cubs Organization. He served as the Head Athletic Trainer with the Mesa Cubs, a minor league affiliate of the Chicago Cubs in 2006. From 2007-2008 Sandersen was the Head Athletic Trainer with the Boise Hawks, a minor league affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. Sandersen was then employed as the Head Athletic Trainer with the Maryvale Brewers, a minor league affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers organization, for the 2009 & 2010 seasons. During his time there he served as Assistant Minor League Medical Coordinator and was in charge of medical coverage of all off-season training programs and instructional leagues.
Sandersen received his Bachelor's of Science in Athletic Training in 2004 from South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD. In 2007 he earned his Master's Degree in Sports Health Care from A.T. Still University in Mesa, AZ. During his first year at A.T. Still, Sandersen was offered an internship with the Chicago Cubs during spring training 2006. He was then hired on full time by the Chicago Cubs following spring training working full time for the Chicago Cubs while at A.T. Still.
Anthony is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association. He is also a certified member of the Southeastern Athletic Trainers' Association, Alabama Athletic Trainers' Association, and Arizona Athletic Trainers Association.
Sandersen is married to Sarah Jean Sandersen, and they have one child, Madalyn Ann. They currently resided in Auburn.