Dr. Jordan Utley is the program director and associate professor of the Master of Health Science program. Prior to her work at the University of St. Augustine, she served as the director of teaching and learning and as athletic training research faculty at Weber State University, as well as a faculty member at the University of North Texas, Denton, where she also developed an athletic training program.
She has also served as the director of fitness management and an instructor at DePaul University and as the director of athletic training and instructor of health science at Chicago State University. She is a certified athletic trainer who implemented various cognitive interventions with athletes rehabilitating from sport-injury while earning her doctorate.
She has worked with athletes from all levels, including providing sports medicine services to United States Soccer teams, Olympic athletes, and extreme sport athletes. She serves as a committee member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s Post Professional Education Committee (PPEC) and the Transition to Practice Workgroup where she is collaborating with others to create change for the future athletic training. She is also a member of several professional organizations, including the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, Association for Applied Sport Psychology, and the American Psychological Association.