Amy Hile returned to West Virginia University in July 2012 as the primary athletic trainer for women’s soccer, cross country and track and field after spending four years at Penn State.
With the Nittany Lions, Hile served as an assistant athletic trainer, working directly with the women’s basketball, cheerleading and dance teams. In addition to spearheading all of the medical care for her teams she also planned and coordinated the women’s basketball team meals.
Prior to her tenure at Penn State, Hile worked at WVU for three years, two as an assistant athletic trainer (2005-07) and one as an athletic training clinical coordinator (2007-08). Serving as an athletic trainer, she handled day-to-day training for women’s soccer, baseball, cross country and track and field. As a clinical coordinator, she taught classes and helped oversee the WVU Athletic Training Education program.
As a graduate assistant at Connecticut from 2000-05, Hile worked with the women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s cross country and track and field teams, baseball and field hockey. While at UConn she conducted research in heat and hydration in the state-of-the-art Korey Stringer Institute laboratories.
A native of Angola, Ind., Hile earned her bachelor’s degree in physical education and athletic training from Valparaiso in 1999. She received her master’s degree from Connecticut in 2002 in exercise physiology, and earned a sixth-year certificate in adult learning from Connecticut in 2005.