ERICA MARCANO, MS, ATC, C.S.C.S.
ATHLETIC TRAINER - CERTIFIED STRENGTH & CONDITIONING SPECIALIST
Erica Marcano is a BOC Certified and NYS licensed Athletic Trainer, and an NSCA certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist. She is also an American Red Cross Instructor and a Certified Worker's Compensation Healthcare Provider. Erica earned her Bachelor's of Science in Sports Sciences and her Master's of Science in Athletic Training from LIU Brooklyn. After graduation, she joined the Sports Medicine department at The Pennsylvania State University, where she handled acute care and rehabilitation of the rugby, hockey and tennis athletes. She then returned to LIU Sports Medicine as an Assistant Athletic Trainer, where she was responsible for the men's soccer, women's volleyball, track & field, women's lacrosse, and baseball programs. She also taught undergraduate and graduate classes in the Physical Education, Sports Sciences, and Health Sciences Departments.
Prior to joining PHLEX, Erica worked at Professional Physical Therapy, where she worked with populations ranging from NCAA Division I athletes to weekend warriors. In addition to treating orthopedic and sports injuries, as a Regional Head Athletic Trainer, she also trained, mentored, and supervised recent graduate ATCs, as well as Athletic Training students.
Erica remains involved in the academic world through her position as the Northeast Regional Coordinator with the Rugby Research and Injury Prevention Group and as Athletic Trainer for the Northeast Rugby Academy, a USOC sanctioned Community Olympic Development Program. She has also guest lectured at several continuing education conferences for Sports Medicine professionals.