Oct. 7, 2013
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Ashley Bonck Wilson, MHP, ATC, has been hired as an associate director of sports medicine, the University of Tennessee Athletics Department announced Monday. Her primary role will be working with the Lady Vol basketball team.
Bonck Wilson joins the UT staff from Ole Miss, where she had served as the athletic trainer for the women's hoops team since May 2011.
"We are extremely excited about having someone of Ashley's caliber on our sports medicine staff," Director of Sports Medicine Jason McVeigh said. "She brings a great deal of athletic training experience and knowledge with her, and she has proven herself at the SEC level in women's basketball. Ashley will work closely with our sports medicine staff and physicians, as well as Coach Warlick and her coaching staff, to manage all aspects of medical care for our women's basketball players. We look forward to the positive impact she will have on the women's basketball program."
Before arriving in Oxford, Bonck Wilson spent three seasons (2008-2011) at Lamar University, where she also worked with the women's basketball program.
Prior to joining the staff at Lamar, Bonck Wilson spent two years at the University of Oklahoma as a graduate assistant working with the Sooners' nationally-ranked women's volleyball team. She was awarded her master's degree in human relations from OU in May 2008.
From 2002 to 2006, Bonck Wilson served as an athletic training student at LSU. She worked with the football, women's basketball and women's tennis programs during her four years. Bonck Wilson also worked on the athletic training staff for the 2004 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament First and Second Rounds, hosted by LSU.
Bonck Wilson received a Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology with a concentration in athletic training from LSU in May 2006. A native of New Orleans, she is a board certified athletic trainer by the National Athletic Trainers' Association and has certification in CPR/AED and first aid.
"We are pleased to have Ashley join the Lady Vol basketball family," UT Head Coach Holly Warlick said. "She has built a respected résumé in the sports medicine field and has gained great experience treating student-athletes at four different universities. We look forward to Ashley sharing her knowledge and expertise with our program."