|Title:||Associate Athletic Trainer|
Marcelo Galafassi enters his second year at the
University of Montevallo as the Assistant Athletic
Trainer. Galafassi serves as the Athletic Trainer for the
Volleyball and Baseball teams.
Galafassi came to the University of Montevallo in June 2010, after spending two years as the graduate assistant at Arkansas State University. Galafassi has been a Board Certified Athletic Trainer since December of 2008 and is also certified by the American Heart Association as a Professional Rescuer.
He was the Certified Athletic Trainer for baseball at ASU for two seasons and graduated with a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science in May 2010. He was also an Approved Clinical Instructor for students in CAATE at ASU which is an accredited Athletic Training program.
Prior to ASU, he spent four years at Lincoln Memorial University where he was a two-sport athlete in tennis and soccer. He helped lead the soccer team to an NCAA Division II National Championship game appearance and was named Second Team All-Region by Daktronics in 2007. In 2006, he helped the soccer team achieve a NCAA Division II Final Four appearance as well.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training in 2008 from LMU. He was named the 2007-08 LMU Athletic Training Student of the Year.