Aug. 13, 2009
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
Erin Cash and Greg Hawthorne were named assistant athletic trainers over the summer as announced by director of sports medicine Randy Oravetz. Cash will serve as the athletic training room supervisor, while Hawthorne will work primarily with the Seminole football team in 2009.
The two newest members of the Florida State Sports Medicine staff can be found below.
Cash earned her master’s degree from Virginia Tech University in 2007 in health promotion before earning her PhD in curriculum and instruction in 2009. She served as an athletic trainer for the women’s lacrosse, football and men’s & women’s swimming and diving teams while at Virginia Tech. Cash also earned the William E. McCubbin Award in 2009. During her time at Virginia Tech Cash also assisted with several summer camps during her time in Blacksburg.
Prior to arriving at Virginia Tech Cash earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida in athletic training in 2006, while garnering UCF’s Outstanding Student Award in Athletic Training in 2006. While at UCF she served as a student athletic trainer working with the women’s basketball and women’s golf teams.
Cash is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association since 2006. She is currently a member of the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers’ Association and the Virginia Athletic Trainers’ Association, while previously being a member of the Southeastern Athletic Trainers’ Association and the Athletic Trainers Association of Florida.
Hawthorne earned a master’s degree in athletic training from Michigan State University in 2008 after earning his bachelor’s degree in athletic training from the University of Michigan in 2005.
While at Michigan he served as an athletic training student working with the men’s & women’s track and field, baseball, field hockey, wrestling and football teams. He was honored as an exemplary student athletic trainer in 2005 while at Michigan. During his time at Michigan State Hawthorne worked as a graduate assistant with the football team for the 2007 season after working with the baseball team the previous year.
Hawthorne’s other experiences include working with the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (2005-06, 2009), the Rhein Fire of NFL Euruope (2006), the Michigan High School Athletic Association All-Star Football Game (2006) and the Jacksonville Jaguars of the NFL (2008-09).
Hawthorne is currently a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.