Abigail Hoard has been with the Berea College Mountaineers since 2018.
Prior to joining Berea College, Hoard served as the head athletic trainer at Bethany College in Bethany, WV for two years, and one year as an assistant athletic trainer prior to getting her promotion. During her time at Bethany College, Hoard received the Goodwill Grant for Bethany College Athletic training.
Hoard was also an assistant athletic trainer at Chowan University where her primary duty was working with football. She graduated from Mars Hill University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training. She was a four-year member of the Mars Hill women’s soccer program, and passed her boards prior to graduation in 2012.
She is a member of several other professional organizations including: the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) (2008), the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association (GLATA) (2008) and the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers Association (MATA) (2014). Other certifications include first aid, CPR, blood borne pathogens and oxygen administration.
Abigail lives in Berea, KY with her fiancé Marty.