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Jesse Purcell
Jesse  Purcell

Nashville, Tenn.

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Alma Mater:
Scripps College, 2010

Jesse Purcell is in her second year at Saint Mary's College as part of the SMC Sports Medicine Staff. She previously worked at St. Mary's College as an athletic training fellow for the 2013-14 academic year. During that year she also worked as the head athletic trainer for Branham High School in San Jose, CA in addition to her time at Saint Mary's. Prior to her return to SMC, Jesse worked at UC San Diego as an athletic trainer for Sports Clubs and previously as a Post-Graduate Intern Athletic Trainer with Intercollegiate Athletics. During her time with Sports Clubs she shared coverage for 30 club sports teams with her primary responsibility covering men's and women's rugby. She was responsible for certifying and training safety officers for all 30 teams. As a Post-Grad Intern Athletic Trainer at UCSD, she worked with the men's water polo, fencing and softball teams while also serving as a preceptor for the San Diego State University athletic training program.

She received her B.A. in Psychology from Scripps College in 2010 and her M.S. in Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa in 2013. She loves working with all three of her current teams, but in her free time she enjoys traveling and spending time with her dog Gidget.

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