LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University Director of Athletic Training Katie Arnold has promoted Sara Farris to head athletic trainer after Andrew Hinds announced his resignation.
Farris begins her sixth year at Cumberland University. She has provided coverage for women's volleyball, baseball, football, and wrestling while at CU. She is a dedicated person and shows her loyalty to the profession and the athletes she serves every day. She will oversee athletic care, injury prevention, evaluation, treatments, rehabilitation, and the daily operations of the athletic training facilities.
The Jacksonville, Fla., native graduated from the University of North Florida in May 2016, earning her bachelor’s in Athletic Training. While at UNF she gained clinic experience with the football, soccer, basketball, and volleyball teams at Creekside High School, providing first aid during games and implementing return-to-play protocol for concussed athletes. During undergrad, Farris also worked with the baseball team at Jacksonville University, UNF women’s soccer team, and gained experience with soccer, basketball, baseball, softball, lacrosse, and track and field teams at The Bolles School.
She also gained experience with the soccer, basketball, baseball, softball, lacrosse, and track and field teams at The Bolles School, evaluating upper and lower extremity injuries, facilitating rehabilitation and stretching techniques, and administering baseline Impact testing for spring sports.
Farris completed her master’s in Sports Management at Cumberland in May 2018.