Amy Menzies

  Assistant Athletic Trainer / Instructor
Station 14
Pruitt Hall 32B
(205) 652-3452
Degrees: M.S., Texas State University
B.S., University of Toledo
Professional Biography:

Amy Menzies is beginning her first year as an Assistant Athletic Trainer/Instructor at the University of West Alabama. Amy joins the UWA Athletic Training Staff and will be working with the Womenís Soccer and Softball teams as well as teaching multiple courses within the athletic training education program.

Amy began her athletic training career at The University of Toledo, a CAATE Accredited Athletic Training Education Program. Amy graduated in May of 2008 receiving her B.S. in Exercise Science with an emphasis in Athletic Training. While at Toledo, she spent time with the university's Football, Tennis, and Softball teams, serving at the high school level as well as in a physical therapy clinic. In 2009, Amy accepted a Graduate Assistant position at Texas State University in San Marcos to pursue a M.S. in Athletic Training. While attending Texas State, Amy worked at Texas Lutheran University providing healthcare services to the Womenís Volleyball team and Menís/Womenís Basketball teams. She received her M.S. in Athletic Training in August 2011.

Amy is a native of Willoughby, Ohio but fell in love with the south after moving to Texas. She is excited to stay in the south and is eager to advance her athletic training career at UWA.

Employment Date: July 2011
Classes usually taught:

AH 350: Administration and Organization of Athletic Training
AH 300: General Medical Aspects of Athletic Training

Additional UWA Assignments: Iota Tau Alpha Honor Society Advisor
Recent Presentations:

Presented at the 2011 National Athletic Trainers Association convention: The Effects of Caffeine Consumption on Core Body Temperature in the Physical Active during Exercise:  A Systematic Review