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Tennessee has found an athletic trainer to work with Lady Vols basketball on the staff of another SEC school.
Ashley Bonck Wilson has been hired as an associate director of sports medicine, UT announced on Monday. Her primary role will be working with women’s baskeball. Bonck Wilson has been the athletic trainer for the Ole Miss women’s basketball team since May of 2011.
“We are extremely excited about having someone of Ashley’s caliber on our sports medicine staff,” Director of Sports Medicine Jason McVeigh said in a university release. “She brings a great deal of athletic training experience and knowledge with her, and she has proven herself at the SEC level in women’s basketball.”
Bonck Wilson will fill the opening left by long-time Lady Vols athletic trainer Jenny Moshak. The former associate director of sports medicine, who worked at UT for 24 years, took an early retirement in August over issues related to a lawsuit against the university.
Moshak is a co-plaintiff in a U.S. District Court lawsuit against UT alleging discrimination and retaliation filed on Oct. 11, 2012.
Before Ole Miss, Bonck Wilson spent three seasons at Lamar University (2008-11), where she also worked with women’s basketball.
Prior to Lamar, she spent two years at the University of Oklahoma as a graduate assistant working with the Sooners’ nationally-ranked women’s volleyball team. She was awarded her master’s degree in human relations from OU in May 2008.
Bonck Wilson received a Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology with a concentration in athletic training from LSU in May of 2006. While at LSU, she worked with football, women’s basketball and women’s tennis.
A native of New Orleans, she is a board certified athletic trainer by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and has certification in CPR/AED and first aid.
“She has built a respected résumé in the sports medicine field and has gained great experience treating student-athletes at four different universities,” UT coach Holly Warlick said in the release. “We look forward to Ashley sharing her knowledge and expertise with our program.”
UT did not release her salary.