Brodeur recognized by National Athletic Trainers Association
Jennifer Brodeur enters her 10th year as an athletic trainer at the University of Massachusetts, her ninth season working with the football team and her eighth campaign as the team's head athletic trainer. Brodeur also worked with the UMass men's lacrosse and swimming and diving teams.
In recognition of her success, Brodeur was named the Assistant Athletic Trainer of the Year by the National Athletic Trainers Association in June 2013, given to one individual annually and voted on by the College/University Athletic Trainers Committee.
Previously, Brodeur was also recognized with the 2009 Athletic Trainer Service Award at the National Athletic Trainers Association convention in San Antonio, Texas. She was one of just 16 recipients of the annual award that recognizes NATA members for their contributions to the athletic training profession and the association. Although it is a national honor, local, state and district service is the focus of this award.
Brodeur is the president-elect of ATOM (Athletic Trainers of Massachusetts). She also directs the UMass Sports Medicine undergraduate intern program.
Brodeur came to Amherst after working for the WNBA's Connecticut Sun. Prior to the Sun, she worked as an athletic trainer Providence College’s lacrosse program from 2001-06. Prior to Providence, she served as an athletic trainer at Fordham University (1998-2001).
Brodeur earned her bachelor's degree from Ohio University in 1991 and her master’s from Austin Peay State University in 1993.