MJC Athletic Trainer Jamie DeRollo Receives Excellence Award

The Far West Athletic Trainers’ Association Public Relations Committee announced Modesto Junior College’s Jamie DeRollo, DAT, MBA, ATC as the winner of the Excellence in Athletic Training Award.

Each quarter, the Excellence in Athletic Training Award celebrates District 8 athletic trainers or athletic training student members who display an exceptional commitment to mentoring, professional development, or enhancing the quality of health care.

In addition to serving as an MJC athletic trainer, DeRollo holds several leadership committee positions within the athletic training profession. She is the Sports Representative Chair & Big 8 Conference Athletic Training Representative at the California Community College Athletic Trainers’ Association (CCCATA), Parliamentarian at the California Athletic Trainers’ Association (CATA), and Community College Chair at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Intercollegiate Council for Sports Medicine, for which she has helped create multiple documents to assist athletic trainers in a safe return to campus within the current environment.

Over this past summer, DeRollo also volunteered in the US Navy Sea Cadet program, staffed their orientation, and was promoted to Ensign for the Modesto Division, in which two of her children currently participate.

DeRollo earned her Doctorate of Athletic Training at Temple University, her Master of Business Administration at South University, and is an alumna of the Athletic Training Program at California State University, Fresno.

“What an honor to be awarded the Excellence in Athletic Training Award during this time, which has been unprecedented and unique,” said DeRollo. “I love being able to be a mentor and offer my experiences to my students and young professionals on work-life balance.”

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