Athletic Training is the prevention, evaluation, treatment, management, and rehabilitation of athletic-related injuries and illnesses by a BOC (Board of Certification) certified health care professional. The Recreation and Wellness Center offers free athletic training services to students.
An athletic trainer is directly responsible for all phases of healthcare in an athletic environment. It includes prevention, first aid, injury evaluation, and management of athletic injuries. RWC athletic trainers can also design and supervise a short-term rehabilitation program that can facilitate safe and expeditious return-to-play (or return-to-learn) for an athlete.
The RWC Athletic Trainers are seeing patients by appointment only at this time. Virtual appointments are also available. To schedule an appointment with an RWC Athletic Trainer, please click the link below https://www.picktime.com/RWCAthleticTraining
If you need emergency medical assistance or care, please dial 9-1-1.
Position: Atheltic Training Graduate Assistant
Becky is from Fraser, Michigan, and received her B.S. in Athletic Training from Saginaw Valley State University. She is a certified and licensed Athletic Trainer and is also currently obtaining her M.A. in Higher Education and Leadership from UCF. Before moving to Orlando, Becky worked in campus recreation as a Club Sport Coordinator at her undergraduate institution as well as an Orientation Leader and trip leader within the Alternative Breaks program. During her undergraduate studies, Becky served on the Great Lakes Athletic Training Association’s Student Senate as the Vice-Chair, then Chair. Additionally, she has presented research at both the district and national level for three years at GLATA and one year at NATA. In her spare time, Becky enjoys anything outdoors and rooting on her favorite Detroit Sports teams."
Breena graduated from UCF in 2018 with her BS in Athletic Training with plans to pursue her Masters in Health Science very soon. Along with being a Certified and Licensed Athletic Trainer, Breena is also a Certified Yoga Instructor. On her days off she enjoys binge-watching Ghost Adventures with her dog. Breena loves blasting 80s music with an iced coffee in hand!
Mike is a knight through and through. He graduated here at UCF with his athletic training degree and came back for his Masters in Applied Exercise Physiology. He loves to stay active and cook in his spare time. He loves working alongside some of the best professionals and students in the country!
Peter graduated from UCF with his undergraduate degree in Sports and Fitness in 2012, at which point he began his career with the YMCA. After 6 years of working as a sports director, he decided to come back to UCF to pursue a new and exciting career in athletic training. He is in his 2nd year of the UCF MAT program, currently working with UCF Volleyball and Basketball. When Peter isn't working to gain knowledge to become a certified athletic trainer he spends time playing basketball or hanging out with his wife and 2 puppies.
Zach is a Licensed and Certified Athletic Trainer, an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and is TPI Certified. Before pursuing his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at UCF, he graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. He has enjoyed working as an Athletic Trainer for UCF’s Recreation and Wellness Center since Fall, 2018.
Treatment tips from the RWC Athletic Training staff to help prevent, and manage injuries while working out at home. Our Athletic Trainers are BOC (Board of Certification) certified health care professionals.
Soft Tissue Injuries
Injury Recovery Mental Health
More tips for at-home workouts on our YouTube channel
If a Certified Athletic Trainer advises a participant to see a physician based on their injury, the participant will not be allowed to return to activity until they have provided written clearance from a physician.
The athletic training staff refers students with certain injuries to many partners in the community. For more information click on the links below.