Sports Medicine



Head Athletic Trainer Jessica Pope

Jessica is in her first year at Trinity.  The Woodbridge, VA native joins us after spending two years at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA.  At CMU, her main sport coverage included men’s soccer, women’s basketball, men’s and women’s track and field, and cheer.  She also served as an approved clinical instructor for Pitt and Duquesne athletic training students.  Prior to CMU, Jessica worked down the road at St. Mary’s College of Maryland as an athletic trainer and instructor; she also ran for the Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad as an EMT during this time.  For the past five summers, Jessica has had the opportunity to work as an athletic trainer at Camp Woodward; there she works with individuals training in BMX, skateboarding, inline, gymnastics, cheer, skiing, and snowboarding.

Jessica earned a Master of Science in Health and Human Performance:  Athletic Training from The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2009.  While at Chattanooga she gained experience in a variety of clinical settings and was awarded a graduate assistantship, working with the Dietetics Program Director.  She completed her undergraduate education at Virginia Tech, earning degrees in Business Management, and Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise.

In her free time, Jessica enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, being outdoors, and playing with her dog, Mello.










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