Ian Rogol, M.Ed., VATL, ATC is entering his sixth year as Head Athletic Trainer at the University of Mary Washington. He is responsible for the daily athletic training room operations, including 2 full time staff members and student athletic training aides, injury management and rehabilitation, and ensuring acute and chronic medical evaluation and treatment for all varsity sport athletes.
He was honored as the 2012 College and University Athletic Trainer of the Year across all three divisions by the Virginia Athletic Trainers' Association. The award recognizes strong work ethic and dedication to the athletes and athletic training as a profession.
Prior to Mary Washington, Rogol spent the previously 14 years working at the secondary school level.
Rogol earned a Bachelors of Science degree in 1994 from James Madison University in Kinesiology/athletic training. In 1996 he received a Master of Education in Sports Medicine at the University of Virginia. While attending the University of Virginia he completed an internship at Fork Union Military Academy.
A certified member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and licensed by the Virginia Board of Medicine, Rogol also has membership in the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers’ Association (MAATA), and the Virginia Athletic Trainers’ Association (VATA). He has held many positions within the VATA. For the past 4 years he has been treasurer for the organization. Rogol also was the Region III representative and chair of the Constitution and By-Laws Committee. Additionally he serves as a member of the Virginia High School League’s Sports Medicine Advisory Committee. He is certified in CPR/AED and First Aid by the American Red Cross.
He has presented and published research on the effects of open versus closed kinetic chain exercises in improving shoulder joint reposition sense equally in healthy subjects at the NATA Annual Meeting and Symposia and Journal of Athletic Training.