Amanda Mackel Hired as Head Athletic Trainer
Immaculata University named Eastampton, NJ, resident Amanda Mackel as head athletic trainer. Ms. Mackel graduated from Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ, in 2005 with a B.A. degree in Health and Exercise Science with a specialization in Athletic Training. During her freshman and sophomore years at Rowan, she gained clinical experience through observation hours with Rowan´s women´s soccer team and all of the sports teams at Washington Township High School. In her junior and senior years at Rowan University, she continued to gain clinical experience as a student athletic trainer for baseball and men´s basketball and was the rehabilitation coordinator for the fall 2004 semester. She also worked at Kingsway Regional High School and Middle School during the fall 2003 semester.
A native of New Jersey, she graduated from Rancocas Valley Regional High School in Mount Holly, NJ, where she was as a student athletic trainer. During her high school years she acquired first aid skills and general anatomy and injury knowledge.
Ms. Mackel is certified in athletic training, safety and first aid, first responder, automated external defibrillator instructor, CPR professional rescuer, and CPR instructor. As the head athletic trainer at Immaculata University, Ms. Mackel will concentrate on men´s and women´s soccer, women´s volleyball, and men´s basketball.
"I feel honored and privileged to be working at such a great institution. The environment here is amazing and everyone has been very welcoming. I am glad to be part of a college community that truly cares for each and every person involved in it and I look forward to growing along with it," comments Ms. Mackel on her appointment as head athletic trainer at Immaculata University.
Immaculata University, a Catholic, coeducational institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of route 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.
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