Amelia Adams returned to West Virginia University in September 2015 as the primary athletic trainer for gymnastics, rifle, tennis and cheerleading following a two-year stint at Robert Morris University.
With the Colonials, Adams served as a graduate assistant from 2013-15, working directly with women’s basketball and women’s field hockey. She also assisted with the men’s and women’s track & field teams. While at RMU, Adams assisted with all pre-participation paperwork and physical exams, as well as the prevention, treatment and evaluation of injuries and the development and implementation of rehabilitation protocols. She worked several large-scale tournaments, such as the NEC Women’s Basketball Tournament (2014 and 2015), as well as the Basketball Stars of America Tournament (2014 and 2015).
Prior to her time at RMU, Adams spent three years as a WVU Athletic Training Student and worked with several of the Mountaineer teams, including football, men’s soccer, baseball, volleyball and track & field.
A native of Carnegie, Pennsylvania, Adams earned her bachelor’s degree in athletic training from West Virginia in 2013. She received her master’s degree from Robert Morris in 2015 in instructional leadership. She is a licensed athletic trainer and is certified by the BOC. Adams also is a member of the West Virginia Athletic Trainers’ Society, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and the American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Healthcare Providers.