|Title:||Assistant Athletic Trainer|
Jake Fox, a graduate assistant athletic trainer at the
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga for the past two years, has
been named assistant athletics trainer at Tennessee Tech
University. Fox, 33, earned his masters degree in clinical exercise
physiology while at Chattanooga, receiving it in May.
A native of Canandaigua, N.Y., Fox earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from East Carolina University where he worked with the football, volleyball and baseball teams, and also with high school teams in the area.
He served as a graduate assistant in athletics at Chattanooga for two years. With the Mocs, Fox was responsible for medical coverage of the women’s soccer and basketball teams at practices and all home and road games. He also worked as an athletic trainer at the UTC summer camps for soccer and basketball.
Fox is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.
Prior to beginning his collegiate studies, Fox had more than 10
years of service in the U.S. Army, spending his time on active duty
as a paratrooper and combat medic. He was in Operation Iraqi
Freedom II from 2003 to 2005.
Fox will be assigned to the men’s basketball and softball teams at Tennessee Tech.