Nevada Watson, ATC —
Nevada received a bachelor of science degree from George Mason University in 2013 and a Master’s Degree from the University of South Florida in 2016. She has experience in various settings including high school, Division II and Division III collegiate and clinic settings.
Prior to OFAC Nevada was the head athletic trainer at Catholic University. She was responsible for overseeing over 30 varsity and club sports teams and managing the entire sports medicine program. She was able to implement an injury prevention program that reduced lower extremity injuries by 40% and expand the rehabilitation program to include post-surgical athletes.
Nevada has also worked as an intern for the USF SMART Institute at the University of South Florida. There she worked as an outreach athletic trainer for a local high school where she created an athletic training program for a school that had not previously had athletic training coverage. The program was well received and there was an overall decrease in injuries and concussions.
Nevada currently resides in DC and enjoys cycling around the city, trying new food trucks and restaurants, visiting the National Arboretum with her two dogs, and going to Nationals baseball games.
Areas Of Expertise
Lower Extremity Evaluation
Injury Prevention & Rehabilitation
Certified Athletic Trainer
Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer
George Mason University – BS Athletic Training
University of South Florida – MS Medical Sciences & Injury Epidemiology