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Tara - Athletic Trainer / Clinic Director

About:

Tara was born in Waterford, CT but since graduating from High School has lived up and down the East Coast. Most recently she was living in Hollywood, FL before relocating to Wilmington, NC. Tara is an avid sports enthusiast and will let you know what teams she is rooting for. Specifically the NY Yankees, NY Giants and Gamecocks. If Tara isn’t working you can find her spending time with her two dogs; Rory and Remy, or laying at the beach.
 

Education:
Undergraduate- Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH. B.S. Athletic Training 2006
Graduate School- Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY. M.S. Exercise Science concentration in Exercise Physiology 2008
 

Experiences & Specialties:
Board Certified Athletic Trainer
10 years of experience working as an Athletic Trainer in the collegiate setting
Experience working with various high school, collegiate and Olympic caliber athletes as well as weekend warriors within a variety of sports and settings ranging from large NCAA Division I programs to small Division III schools and covering the majority of sports including Baseball, Swimming and Diving, Basketball, and Ice Hockey
While covering these teams an emphasis was placed on sport-specific training, prevention and evaluations of athletic injuries, acute treatments, and long-term rehabilitation of post-operative athletes.
 
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Graston Technique Certified
Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner (CKTP)
American Red Cross Certifications: First Aid, First Aid and CPR Instructor, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Emergency Medical Responder Instructor, Lifeguard, Water Safety Instructor