For Immediate Release – 6/26/17 - #336
WildCats Welcome New Athletic Trainer
LYNCHBURG, VA – On Monday, the Randolph College athletic department announced the hiring of a new athletic trainer. Shannon Jamerson will be joining the highly esteemed WildCat athletic training staff for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Jamerson comes to Randolph after finishing her graduate degree at the University of South Carolina. While at USC, she held three different primary assignments. In her first year of her graduate assistantship, she worked with the cross country and track and field programs. That summer, she worked with football team, overseeing summer workouts. In her second year, Jamerson's assignment was at the Calhoun Academy. She covered every home game and travelled with the football team to every away game.
Prior to her graduate assistantship, Jamerson worked as a student-athletic trainer at Liberty University. During that time, she helped with the Flames football, swimming, men's basketball, and women's soccer teams, and she worked with E.C. Glass High School. She also covered several camps during her period as an undergrad.
"Randolph College is happy to welcome Shannon back home to Lynchburg and to the WildCat's athletic training staff," said Head Athletic Trainer Scott Lawrenson. "She comes to us with a wide variety of athletic training experiences and with great reports from her colleagues at the University of South Carolina and Liberty University. We are fortunate to have Shannon on board and are looking forward to working alongside of her soon. I know she will make an impact on the student athletes here at Randolph College."
Jamerson earned a Master's of Science in advanced athletic training from USC in 2017. She obtained her Bachelors of Science in athletic training from Liberty in 2015. Jamerson is a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA), Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers' Association (MAATA), and the South Carolina Athletic Trainers' Association (SCATA). She is certified and in CPR and AED use and is certified by the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers.
Jamerson will begin on August 1.