Melissa came to the Vereen Center in September 2020 as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer. A graduate of the University of Florida, Melissa is certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification and is licensed by the State of Georgia.
During her time at Florida, Melissa worked with the football, women’s basketball, and swim & dive teams while also gaining experience at several high schools. She also interned at the Philadelphia Flyers’ Developmental Camp.
As part of the Vereen Center’s Sports Medicine program, Melissa will be working primarily with the athletic teams at Valdosta High School while pursuing a Master’s degree at the University of North Georgia.