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Stephanie Aronson
Stephanie Aronson

Position:
Staff Assistant Athletic Trainer



Stephanie Aronson has been a staff athletic trainer at Virginia since 2012, where she takes care of the women's basketball team.

Aronson is responsible for the overall daily health care of UVa student-athletes, including prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation for injuries and illnesses.

Prior to coming to UVa, Aronson worked at NC State from 2003 until 2012, serving as the primary athletic trainer for the women's basketball team, working alongside the Wolfpack's legendary head coach, the late Kay Yow. At NC State, she also worked with the volleyball, softball, and cheerleading teams.

Aronson spent two years working as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Penn State, working closely with the men's and women's swimming and diving, men's and women's gymnastics, men's and women's ice hockey, women's lacrosse and football teams.

Originally from Charleston, West Virginia, Stephanie received her bachelor's of science in education, with an emphasis in exercise science from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. After completing her internship with the Women's Athletic Department at Tennessee, she passed her Board of Certification Exam and became a Certified Athletic Trainer in 2001. She then went on to earn her Master's of Science Degree in Kinesiology from Penn State.

In 2010, Aronson became a Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES), which is an advanced specialization through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and is the preferred injury prevention and recovery credential of professional athletes and teams. She is also an Instructor for the American Red Cross. In the summer of 2011, Aronson attended a Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization course achieving her certification. In addition, she earned her Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).