Concord University’s Athletic Training Program Honored At State Conference

For Immediate Release: 
Mar 13 2018

CONTACT:  Sarah Dalton

Concord University

Office of Advancement

(304) 384-6312,


After 4 p.m.

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Cell: 304-320-6405







ATHENS, W.Va. – The faculty and students of the Athletic Training Program at Concord University attended the West Virginia Athletic Trainers’ Association (WVATA) State Conference in Flatwoods, WV March 5 and 6, 2018.


The Athletic Training Club raised funds to support the student attendance at this event in which Concord was heavily represented. The Mountain Lions received several awards and participated in various activities at the conference.


John C. Roberts, Jr., MSEd, ATC, Program Director, was awarded the WVATA Athletic Training Educator of the Year. Shea Hoffman, senior Athletic Training student, placed second in the Student Poster Presentation Contest with “Scaphoid Fracture with Avascular Necrosis in a Multisport Athlete”. Taylor Life, a junior, placed third in the Student Poster Presentation Contest with “A Bicep Tendon Tear in a Collegiate Softball Pitcher Followed by a Labrum Tear with a Shoulder Dislocation”. Also presenting in the Student Poster Presentation Program was senior Rachel Starner.

Seniors Brittany Domingo and Brandy Morrison along with junior Nila Hellams, placed third in the Academic Quiz Bowl. Laura Wamsley, MEd and John Roberts, MSEd also presented on “The Role Clinical Experiences Play in Athletic Training Education and How to Optimize the Benefits” in the professional program.





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