Kinesiology faculty

Monica Aalbers, PT, ATC

Instructor in Athletic Training

M.P.T., Mayo Clinic
B.A., Northwestern College
Bultman Center


In addition to serving as an athletic trainer for Northwestern College, Monica Aalbers works as a physical therapist and is the owner of Orange City Physical Therapy in Orange City. She is a graduate of Northwestern, where she majored in exercise science with an emphasis in athletic training. She earned a master's degree in physical therapy from the Mayo Clinic and was a athletic trainer for Mayo's sports medicine team while in graduate school.

Prior to opening her own physical therapy clinic, Aalbers practiced physical therapy full time at Le Mars Physical Therapy in Le Mars, Iowa.

Professional experience

  • Owner and physical therapist, Orange City Physical Therapy, Orange City, Iowa
  • Physical therapist, Le Mars Physical Therapy, Le Mars, Iowa
  • Supplemental athletic trainer, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Team, Rochester, Minnesota