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James Smuda
James  Smuda

Position:
Assistant Athletic Trainer

James Smuda joined the Cavalier athletic training staff in 2012 and works with the Virginia football program. He previously served as a member of the athletic training staff at UCLA from 2008 to 2012. He worked as the Bruins' head athletic trainer for baseball and women's soccer and assisted with the football program. At UCLA Smuda served as the Emergency Action Plan Coordinator. He developed and implemented emergency action plan policies for athletic facilities in conjunction with the University Emergency Medical Services.

From 2006 to 2008 Smuda worked at Wyoming as the head men's basketball athletic trainer and assisted with the Cowboys' football program. He was the head athletic trainer for the San Diego Surf Dawgs organization in 2006, an assistant athletic trainer in 2005 with NFL Europe's Hamburg Sea Devils and worked as a graduate assistant trainer at UC-San Diego fom 2003 to 2006 where he earned his master's degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in sports psychology. He received his undergraduate degree from New Mexico in 2003.

Smuda has certifications from the National Athletic Trainers Association, the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the American Red Cross. He is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association and the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

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