Carson Bryant, ATS

Carson Bryant, ATS

  • Fred T Foard High School & Catawba Valley Community College
  • Hometown: Hickory, NC
  • Activities: ATSO, Baseball, Strength & Conditioning Club, Intramurals, Bass Fishing, Duck Hunting
  • Future Goals:
    Become a successful athletic trainer in the Hickory area
  • Why Athletic Training? 
    "From research, as well as coaches recommendations, I learned that this athletic training program would be rigorous and teach me the skills I would need to know to become a successful Athletic Trainer."
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Chandler Copeland, ATS

Chandler Copeland, ATS

  • Woodside High School
  • Hometown: Newport News, VA
  • Activities: ATSO, Soccer, Supplemental Instructor
  • Future Goals: 
    Become a certified athletic trainer in either a collegiate or high school setting
  • Why Athletic Training? 
    "I chose athletic training as my major because I can't remember a time when I was not involved in sports. I love being around athletes just like myself and honestly could not picture myself anywhere else."
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Jashaad Gilmore, ATS

Jashaad Gilmore, ATS

  • George Washington High School & Danville Community College
  • Hometown: Danville, VA
  • Activities: ATSO, Intramurals
  • Future Goals: 
    Earn my degree from Emory & Henry College, become a Certified Athletic Trainer and possibly go to graduate school
  • Why Athletic Training?  
    "I chose athletic training as my major because I love being around the athletic setting and want to help prevent injuries and have athletes perform to the best of their ability."
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Ken Knox, ATS

Ken Knox, ATS

  • JI Burton High School
  • Hometown: Norton, VA
  • Activities: ATSO, Strength & Conditioning Club, Sigma Iota, Intramurals, Strength & Conditioning Intern
  • Future Goals:  
    Receive a Bachelor's Degree from Emory & Henry College as well as attend graduate school and possibly become a nutritionist or dietitian
  • Why Athletic Training? 
    "I chose to study Athletic Training because I enjoy the sport environment that comes along with it as well I feel it will improve my credentials even I decided to choose another career along the sport path."
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Brittany Litchford, ATS

Brittany Litchford, ATS

  •  Rustburg High School & Central Virginia Community College
  • Hometown: Concord, VA
  • Activities: ATSO, Intramurals
  • Future Goals: 
    Pass the BOC and graduate from E&H. Earn a master's degree in athletic training and hopefully work for a MLB or NFL team. 
  • Why Athletic Training?  
    "Athletic Training was where I found "my place" in high school, it was something I loved and looked forward to every single day. I enjoy helping others and seeing their progress knowing it was a result of my treatment and decisions. Athletic training is a rewarding and exciting career where I will always be needed."
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Caleb Peters, ATS

Caleb Peters, ATS

  • Ringgold High School
  • Hometown: Ringgold, GA
  • Activities: ATSO, Baseball, Concert Band
  • Future Goals: 
    Attend Physical Therapy school and earn my doctorate and eventually begin my own practice
  • Why Athletic Training?  
    "I have had many previous experiences with athletic trainers throughout my athletic career in dealing with injuries. I want to help athletes just like my athletic trainer in high school helped me."
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Brandon Surber, ATS

Brandon Surber, ATS

  •  Northwood High School
  • Hometown: Saltville, VA
  • Activities: ATSO, Intramurals, Habitat for Humanity
  • Future Goals: 
    Graduate from the program in 2018 and obtain my ATC credential. Possibly go to graduate school for physical therapy or medical school.
  • Why Athletic Training?  
    "Because it gives me the ability to work with sports and athletes while learning skills for the healthcare field."
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Amethyst Crawford, ATS

Amethyst Crawford, ATS

  • North Greene High School
  • Hometown: Greeneville, TN 
  • Activities: ATSO, Volleyball, Supplemental Instructor, Health Professions Club, Strength & Conditioning Club, Student Athlete Advisory Committee, Intramurals
  • Future Goals: 
    Become a Certified AT. Possibly attend graduate school for Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy
  • Why Athletic Training?  
    "I enjoy helping and working with people in a personal setting. I also love learning about the human body and the way it works and how to improve the way it works. While observing, I also realized that I loved what ATs do and I wanted to be a part of it."
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 Tristian Crockett,  ATS

Tristian Crockett, ATS

  • Glenvar High School
  • Hometown: Salem, VA
  • Activities: ATSO, Football, Resident Advisor 
  • Future Goals:  
    Become a certified athletic trainer
  • Why Athletic Training?
    "I am very interested in helping athletes prevent and recover from injury."
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Colin Foley, ATS

Colin Foley, ATS

  • Western Branch High School
  • Hometown: Chesapeake, VA
  • Activities: ATSO, Soccer, Orientation Leader, Supplemental Instructor, Peer Mentor, Intramurals 
  • Future Goals:
    Become a certified athletic trainer
  • Why Athletic Training?
    "I chose to study AT because Athletic Trainers have the privilege to build personal relationships with their athletes. The program allows for me to build these relationships while getting a great education."
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Meg Greene, ATS

Meg Greene, ATS

  • Myers Park High School
  • Hometown: Charlotte, NC
  • Activities: ATSO
  • Future Goals: 

  • Why Athletic Training? 
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 Samantha McCauley, ATS

Samantha McCauley, ATS

  • Patrick Henry High School
  • Hometown: Glade Spring, VA
  • Activities: ATSO, Volleyball, Strength & Conditioning Club, Health Professions Club, Student Athlete Advisory Committee, Peer Mentor
  • Future Goals:
    Take the BOC to become an athletic trainer, maybe go to medical school 
  • Why Athletic Training?
    "I chose to study athletic training because it is the best major to help me pursue my career interests."
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Kaitlin Meade,  ATS

Kaitlin Meade, ATS

  • Eastside High School
  • Hometown: Coeburn, VA
  • Activities: Honors ProgramATSO, Health Professions Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Tennis, Delta Omicron Pi, Volunteer with Highlands Fellowship
  • Future Goals:
    Receive a doctorate in an undecided field and one day work with children
  • Why Athletic Training?
    "After a medical problem in high school, I realized that the best way that I could help athletes like myself would be to study sports medicine. The athletic training program was a perfect fit and the introductory classes I had this past semester gave me clarity on my decision."
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Laura Mister, ATS

Laura Mister, ATS

  • Herndon High School
  • Hometown: Herndon, VA
  • Activities: ATSO, Concert Band, Golf,  Intramurals, Peer Mentor
  • Future Goals: 
    Graduate from Emory & Henry and pass the Board of Certification exam to become a Certified Athletic Trainer. After, work with High School athletics and possibly earn my Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree.
  • Why Athletic Training?
    "I chose to be an athletic training student because I get to have a hands-on learning experience in a way that cannot be replicated in a biology lab. I have always been interested in the physiology of the human body and I am a big sports fan. Being an athletic training student provides a fun and exciting way to learn and be engaged with the teams."
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Morgan Callaghan, ATS

Morgan Callaghan, ATS

  • Thomas Dale High School
  • Hometown: Chester, VA
  • Activities: ATSO, Soccer
  • Future Goals: 
    Become a certified athletic trainer
  • Why Athletic Training? 
    "I love working with athletes. I really enjoy helping people and the subject really interests me. The athletic training program is the best way for me to achieve my career goals and learn everything that I would like and need to know."
Catherine Martin, ATS

Catherine Martin, ATS

  • William Byrd High School
  • Hometown: Vinton, VA
  • Activities: ATSO, Soccer
  • Future Goals: 

  • Why Athletic Training? 

Cameron Pease, ATS

Cameron Pease, ATS

  • Trinity-Byrnes Collegiate School
  • Hometown: Florence, SC
  • Activities: ATSO, Football
  • Future Goals: 
    Become an Athletic Trainer at the collegiate level
  • Why Athletic Training? 
    "have always been interested in AT because I was close to my athletic trainer and anatomy teacher in high school."
Cole Schreiner, ATS

Cole Schreiner, ATS

  • Woodward Academy
  • Hometown: Atlanta, GA
  • Activities: ATSO, Soccer, Intramurals
  • Future Goals: 
    Pursue a master's degree in athletic training and become an athletic trainer for a professional sports team
  • Why Athletic Training? 
    "I love sports and medicine and athletic training allows me to be around both interests."