Rachel Wheeler joins the University of Mary Washington athletic department in 2014 as an Assistant Athletic Trainer. Wheeler comes to UMW after working for nearly five years in the profession at both the NCAA Division I and III levels. She served as a graduate assistant with the University of Virginia footbal team, and worked as a full-time employee at Washington & Lee University.
She has experience working with 24 different sports, and has experience with evaluation, communication, treatment, rehabilitation, and personal interaction. A 2009 graduate of Mercyhurst College with a Bachelor of Science degree, she was a graduate of the CAATE program. She received her Master of Education degree from the University of Virginia in 2010.
She holds licenses as a BOC Certified Athletic Trainer, a Virginia State Licensed Athletic Trainer, and CPR/AED certified by the American Red Cross.