Davenport begins her third year as an Athletic Trainer/Instructor
at the University of West Alabama this August. This year, she will
take on the role of Clinical Education Coordinator in the Athletic Training
Program. Her primary sport responsibility is with the Menís Basketball
program. She also teaches several courses including all clinical courses in
the Athletic Training Program.
Joni received her B.S. in Athletic Training from the University of
West Alabama in 2007. Upon graduation from UWA, she completed a
graduate assistantship at Alabama A&M University while earning her M.S. in
Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Rehabilitation Counseling.
Following the completion of her graduate assistantship, Joni took a position
with Pro Impact Physical Therapy & Sports Performance in Montgomery, AL
where she was assigned to Huntingdon College. During her time there,
she served as the Co-Head Athletic Trainer for 2 years followed by being
named the Head Athletic Trainer in July 2012. As the Co-Head Athletic
Trainer she was primarily responsible for the coverage of menís and womenís
soccer, volleyball, womenís basketball, menís and womenís tennis, and
baseball. As the Head Athletic Trainer her primary sport coverage
consisted of volleyball, womenís basketball, and baseball while providing
assistance to other sports as needed. While at Huntingdon College she
also served as a preceptor to the students in the Athletic Training Program.
Joni is excited to continue her career at the University of West
Alabama and looking forward to taking on her new role within the educational
component of athletic training. She is looking forward to continuing
to share her passion for the profession with students in the Athletic
Training Program while providing care to the UWA and Livingston communities.
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