W&L Names Brian Duclos Assistant Athletic Trainer

W&L Names Brian Duclos Assistant Athletic Trainer

LEXINGTON, Va. – Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Brian Duclos as assistant athletic trainer effective August 1.

"We are excited to have Brian join our growing staff,” said Head Athletic Trainer Josh Williamson.  “His background and experience will certainly benefit our student-athletes." 

Duclos comes to W&L from Ferrum College, where he has served in the same role for the past two years.  At Ferrum, Duclos assisted with care and injury-prevention for 23 athletic teams, serving as the primarily athletic trainer for women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, cheerleading, men’s wrestling and softball.  In addition to his duties as athletic trainer, Duclos also served as an adjunct professor for the Health and Human Performance Department and was a volunteer assistant coach for the men’s and women’s cross country programs for the 2017-18 school year. 

Duclos is a 2012 graduate of the University of Vermont, where he earned a bachelor of science in athletic training.  He then went on to earn a master of science with a concentration in athletic training and higher education from Plymouth State in 2016.

While at Vermont, Duclos competed on the cross country and track & field teams, earning America East Academic Honor Roll accolades.

Duclos served as an athletic trainer at the Williston Center for Chiropractic and Sports Medicine in Williston, Vt., from 2012-14 and, while pursuing his graduate degree, he was a graduate research assistant at Plymouth State and an assistant athletic trainer at the Holderness School.

Duclos is a NATABOC Certified Athletic Trainer and is a state licensed athletic trainer.  He is also a NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist and he is certified in CPR and AED through the American Heart Association.

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