Dena Bissell
Dena Bissell
Title: Assistant Athletic Trainer
Phone: 540-654-1874
Email: dbissell@umw.edu

Dena Bissell joins the UMW Athletic Training office for 2012-13. Bissell, a 2008 Bachelor of Science in Education graduate from the University of Kansas, received her Master of Education from Alvernia University in 2010.

She most recently served as a Certified Athletic Trainer at St. Mary's College of Maryland, as the primary ATC for five sports, providing support for 16 other sports. Prior to working at SMC, Bissell worked at Alvernia University as a graduate assistant, as the primary ATC for men's ice hockey and providing support for 13 other sports.

She also worked with Commonwealth Orthopaedic Associates and participated in conducting physicals at area high schools, and also provided event coverage as needed. As an undergraduate, Bissell worked in the KU athletic training office with women's tennis, cheerleading, track and field, cross country, football, and swimming.