Salas Joins CPP’s Athletic Training Staff

Cal Poly Pomona Broncos

POMONA, Calif. – Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Brian Swanson announced this week the hiring of Assistant Athletic Trainer Lauren Salas, who most recently worked at UC Irvine where she created an athletic training program for club sports and campus recreation.”I’m excited for the opportunity to join the Cal Poly Pomona athletic training staff,” Salas says. “I look forward to working with the student athletes, coaches, and entire athletic department. My goal is to provide the necessary support to keep student athletes healthy for a winning season.”Joining the Broncos’ area of sports performance, Salas will work alongside Assistant Athletic Director Ruem Malasarn, Assistant Athletic Trainer Alexis Barnagian Jacey, Strength and Conditioning Head Coach Chase Sanders, and Team Physician Dr. Jeff Ijadi.Salas is in her fourth year as a certified athletic trainer. While earning her bachelor’s degree in community health science from the University of Nevada Reno, where she served as an intern in the athletic training program and was also a member of the dance team. Salas went on to complete a master’s degree in athletic training at the University of Arkansas in 2014.In 2014, Salas joined the University of South Carolina athletic training staff as an intern athletic trainer for cheerleading while also teaching for the undergraduate athletic training program. During that same time, she provided services for IMS Injury Prevention by working as an industrial athletic trainer for Aryzat and Otis Spunkmeyer. She joined the South Carolina staff full time in 2015, serving as the athletic trainer for men’s and women’s swimming and diving as well as overseeing four graduate assistant athletic trainers with campus recreation. In 2017, Salas joined UC Irvine to create an athletic training program for club sports and campus recreation.Salas is certified by NATABOC and a member of the National Athletic Trainer’s Association. She is also certified in Graston Technique as well as a …

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