|Title:||Assistant Athletic Trainer|
Adam Graham has joined the Sports Medicine staff at Tennessee
Tech University, taking a position as assistant athletic
trainer. A graduate of Western Carolina with a master’s
degree from West Virginia, Graham will work primarily with the
Golden Eagle volleyball and baseball teams.
A native of Chapel Hill, N.C., Graham is a 2008 graduate of Western Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in athletic training. As a student athletic trainer, he worked with the Catamount football and women’s basketball teams.
During his time as an undergraduate, he also spent one summer in an internship position with the Pittsburgh Pirates organization, working with the Bradenton Pirates in the Gulf Coast League. He also served in volunteer positions at the North Carolina State High School cross country and wrestling championships, and the Kentucky Bluegrass Games.
As part of the WCU Athletic Training program, Graham had a
stronghold on the department’s annual honors, winning the
Outstanding Sophomore, Outstanding Junior and Outstanding Senior
After graduation, he spent one year in an internship position at Georgia Tech where he worked primarily with the Yellowjacket football team. His coverage also included working with the cross country and track teams, and the cheerleading squad.
During the past year, Graham has been working toward his master’s degree and serving as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at West Virginia University. His coverage with Mountaineer teams was with the baseball, cross country, track and football teams.
He holds membership in several regional associations, and is also a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.
He joins Erdeljac’s staff that also includes assistant athletic trainers Upton Dabney and Jake Fox, with a third assistant position to be filled.