Kolten Unrein

October Comeback Athlete of the Month - 2017

Our Comeback Athletes are individuals that have had an injury, gone through the necessary recovery and have 'comeback' to play sports again. They have utilized one of our AMP physicians: Dr. Elliott, Dr. Klepps, Dr. Shenton, Dr. Phipps or Dr. Bentley, and used one of AMP's owning partners for some or all of their procedures or recovery: St. Vincent Healthcare, Ortho Montana and Yellowstone Surgery Center.


School: Billings Senior High School
Grade: Junior
Parents: Katie and Troy Unrein

Injury: Fractured Hand (right)
Doctor: Steven Klepps, MD
Occupational Therapist: Duncan Boothby
Athletic Trainer: Stacy Molt

Sports & Accomplishments

Fall Sport: Soccer

  • Number of years Varsity: 2.5 years (Swung and played State his freshman year)
  • Position: Goalkeeper
  • Jersey Number: 2
  • Accomplishments: Played in State freshman year and started Varsity sophomore and junior year.

Winter Sport: Wrestling

  • Number of years Varsity: Wrestled at Divisionals and one Varsity tournament
  • Weight Class: 126#
  • Accomplishments: Freshman year was first year to ever wrestle, made it to Divisionals. He broke his hand prior to Divisionals his sophomore year, and therefore unable to compete.

Spring Sport: Soccer

  • Number of years Varsity: A Team, 3 years
  • Position: Goalkeeper
  • Jersey Number: 2
  • Accomplishments: 2nd at State three times


When did the first injury happen?
Sophomore in the last week of indoor soccer, hand got kicked.

What was going through your mind in that moment?
He thought he got a really bad jammed finger.

How long were you out before being cleared to play?
2 months, then he could play with a brace.

What was involved in your recovery?
A removable splint and shield for the hand to protect it.

A Personal Look

Favorite class and/or subject:
Any class that doesn’t have homework

Celebrity Crush: Selena Gomez

As a little kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A phone guy

At the age you are now, what do you want to be when you grow up?
An engineer

A pet peeve:
When he asks someone something and they don’t reply

What teammate of yours do you love to follow on Twitter or Instagram:
Charlie Klepps

Who would win an arm wrestling competition on your team:
Connor Polkwske or Zeke

Would you rather Wash dishes, mow the lawn, clean the bathroom or vacuum the house?

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