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Kyle Cook joined the University of Pittsburgh Department of Athletics in July of 2016 as an athletic trainer. While serving as the primary athletic trainer for the baseball program, Cook has also supervised the graduate assistant athletic trainer with the men’s soccer program.
Prior to his arrival at the University of Pittsburgh, Cook spent nearly four years as an assistant athletic trainer at Longwood University, working with the field hockey and baseball programs. Prior to his tenure with Longwood, Cook worked as an intern athletic trainer at Virginia Commonwealth University, working with the baseball team. Cook graduated from High Point University in May 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in athletic training. He earned his Master of Science in exercise science from California University of Pennsylvania in December 2014.
Cook is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association and licensed through the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine. He holds a Performance Enhancement Specialist certification through National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). Additional certifications include Owen’s Recovery Science PBFR training, Myofascial decompression (MFD), Rock Tape Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, American Red Cross Professional Rescuer (CPR & First Aid/AED Certified), and approved clinical preceptor for the undergraduate athletic training program.
A Richmond, Va., native, Cook resides in Shadyside with his fiancé, Molly.