Meet Our Team: Shauna Ericksen

shauna ericksen athletic trainer

Shauna Ericksen, MS ATC

Originally from Santa Barbara, CA, Shauna Ericksen spent four years at small private boarding schools. Specifically, she spent three years as a full-time assistant athletic trainer at one school, and an additional year as head athletic trainer at a second school. Prior to that, she attended University of Louisiana at Lafayette, receiving her Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training. After completing her undergrad education, Shauna worked for a sports chiropractor. There she developed an affinity for injury prevention through strength training, and learned valuable manual therapy skills. After that, Shauna returned to California where she worked as a physical therapy aide. At the same time, she studied for her masters’ degree in Sports Conditioning through A.T. Still University’s online program.

shauna ericksen athletic trainer for the center foundationShauna’s experiences include strength coaching for private gyms, working with runners and youth athletes. Shauna finds that educating young athletes on the importance of long-term health practices like weight lifting, fitness, nutrition, sleep habits, and mindfulness, helps set the tone for their future. It also influences how they take care of themselves in every facet of their lives. Shauna is excited to be living in Bend and working with Summit High School athletes. She looks forward to making major contributions to the sports medicine program.

shauna ericksen athletic trainerFirst job?

Quiznos when I was 16

Favorite food?

Fish tacos

Interesting fact about you?

I was the 2004-2005 California FHA-HERO State President

What’s one thing you would like people to know about athletic trainers?

We have a wide variety of skills and experience. This can include taping, bracing, strength training, emergency medicine, orthopedic evaluations, rehabilitation, manual therapy, and much more! In addition, we can work pretty much anywhere.

 

Shauna Ericksen, MS, ATC is an athletic trainer with The Center Foundation and serves Summit High School. Find out more about our athletic training team here.