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Thomas Harland Coplin, American Physical therapy consultant. Avocations: aerobics, Little League coaching. M C. Coach Irondale Basketball Association, New Brighton, Minnesota, 1972-1987. Member National Athletic Trainers Association, American Physical Therapy Association (Vice-President Minnesota chapter 1980-1982), American College Sports Medicine, Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce, St. PaulC. of C., Bloomington Chamber of Commerce.

Background

Coplin, Thomas Harland was born on July 17, 1944 in Wichita, Kansas, United States. Son of Raymond Eugene and Alma Louise (Thomas) Coplin.

Education

Bachelor in Education, Macalester College, 1966;Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, University of Minnesota, 1969.

Career

Athletic trainer, Macalester College, St. Paul, 1965-1980;research therapist, University of Minnesota Hospital, Minneapolis, 1969-1972;vice president, Orthopedic Physical Therapy, St. Paul, 1972-1981;president, Coplin Physical Therapy, Inc., St. Paul, Minneapolis and Bloomington, Minnesota, 1981-1993;physical therapist, Minnesota North Stars Professional Hockey Club, Bloomington, 1981-1991;vice president S.W. area Rehabilitation Clinics, Minnesota North Stars Professional Hockey Club, Bloomington, 1993;consultant, Irving, Texas, since 1993. Clinical instructor School Physical Therpay, University of Minnesota, 1970-1988. Consultant sports medicine Minneapolis, St. Paul Public High Schools, 1981-1993.

Executive director Second WindSports Medicine Center of Mount Sinai Hospital, Minneapolis. Physical therapist Minnesota Twins professional baseball club, Minneapolis, 1988-1993. Consultant Cambridge (Minnesota)Sports Medicine, 1986-1992.

Membership

Coach Irondale Basketball Association, New Brighton, Minnesota, 1972-1987. President Coplm Quarter Horses, since 1994, Health Fitness Rehabilitation, 1996-1998. Member National Athletic Trainers Association, American Physical Therapy Association (vice president Minnesota chapter 1980-1982), American College Sports Medicine, Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce, St. Paul Chamber of Commerce, Bloomington Chamber of Commerce.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Aerobics, little league coaching, raising quarter horses.

Connections

Married Jacque Kaye Hess, December 30, 1965 (divorced 1981). Children: Tac, Wade; remarried, October 28, 1984 (divorced 1993). Married Jeanne C. Crawford, November 19, 1994.