Mara Brown began her tenure as Assistant Athletic Trainer at Clark University in August 2016.
She comes to Clark after nearly two years as an Athletic Trainer with MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham, Mass. While there, she spent time serving as a per-diem trainer before moving into the role of primary athletic trainer at Ashland High School. While working with the Clocker student-athletes, Brown provided athletic training room coverage for high school athletes, including rehabilitation, injury evaluation, referral decisions, and practice/game prep and coverage.
From August 2012 to June 2014, Brown served as a graduate assistant trainer at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon. During her time with the Vikings, Brown provided primary coverage, including traveling the University’s Division I women’s basketball and track and field programs.
She spent three years of her undergraduate life working as a student assistant, working closely with the women’s basketball program and as a teaching assistant in an Emergency Response class.
Brown graduated cum laude from Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash. in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in athletic training, while minoring in psychology.
She then earned her master’s degree from Portland State in health sciences in 2014 where she did her thesis research on sleep quality and quantity of student-athletes.
Brown holds several certifications including certified strength and conditioning coach, AHA First Aid and CPR as well as a Massachusetts Athletic Trainer Licensure.