Melissa Sorrells, MS, ATC, LAT, OTC
High School Affiliate
: University High School
: (985) 502-4297
In the summer of 2009 Melissa
was hired on by University Laboratory High School to be a full time Head Certified Athletic Trainer. At University High,
Athletic Training Students as well as
Athletic Training Students. Additionally, she teaches Sports Medicine and Health courses as a part of her duties at University High School and is the director of the Sports medicine Program.
completed both her Master's and Bachelor's Degrees at Louisiana State University. As a Certified Graduate Assistant,
acted as the sole Certified Athletic Trainer at University High School for two years while studying to obtain a Master's of Science in Sports Management within the
In her undergraduate years,
completed a Bachelor's of Science in
with a concentration in Athletic Training while working with
Gymnastics, Softball, and Football programs.
Currently, she is pursuing her PhD in Exercise Physiology, and is focusing her research on
injuries in secondary baseball pitchers.
In addition to her role at University High School,
also operates as a
Head Team Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Brent
, where she assists in the daily operation of the Baton Rouge Orthopedic Clinic.
serves as the Sports Medicine Chair for
, the Louisiana Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.
Melissa has one son, Tyler.