Jeffrey Hamilton begins his second year as a graduate assistant in the Athletic Training program at Cumberland after serving four years as a student assistant at CU.
The Watertown, Tenn., native spent the fall semester assisting with the Bulldog football program under Head Athletic Trainer James Meadows. Hamilton worked with coaches and athletes to return players to the practice field and games as quickly as possible as well as preventing injuries.
As a student he assisted with Watertown High School football and basketball during his senior year and worked with the CU wrestling and volleyball programs as well as at Lebanon High School as a junior. He also gained experience as a student trainer with football, men’s basketball, baseball and softball during his collegiate career.
He was a member of the Athletic Training Student Association at Cumberland along with Sigma Chi Nu fraternity. Hamilton is CPR and AED certified and is a member of the National Athletic Trainer’s Association. He has attended annual clinic symposiums in Philadelphia, Pa.; New Orleans, La.; and St Louis, Mo.
Hamilton received his bachelor’s in Athletic Training from Cumberland in December 2012 and is currently enrolled in the master’s program for Sports and Exercise Pedagogy at CU.