Meredith Pope joined the Mercy Department of Athletics in
November of 2010 as the Head Athletic Trainer, where she oversees
the prevention, immediate care, and rehabilitation for all of
Mercy’s 10 sports. She directy covers the men's soccer,
women's basketball, and men's lacrosse programs.
Directly prior to Mercy, Pope worked as a Physical Therapist
extender at ACAC in Charlottesville, Va., where she was outsourced
as the Certified Athletic Trainer for Western Albemarle High
School. During her tenure in Virginia, she earned her
Master’s Degree from the University of Virginia in Athletic
Training while working clinically with the UVA football and
men’s lacrosse teams. Pope's thesis (Spatial Postural Control
Alterations with Chronic Ankle Instability), completed at the
University of Virginia, was recently published in Gait and Posture
and presented as an Oral Free Communication at the National
Athletic Trainer's Association annual meeting in New Orleans, LA in
June of 2011.
As an undergrad at Castleton (Vt.) State, she earned New
England Women’s Lacrosse Alliance Second Team All
Conference honors as a goalie. A true student-athlete, she
graduated Magna Cum Laude with her degree in Athletic Training and
served as the President of the Athletic Training Club.
Pope is certified to teach First Aid and CPR classes by the
Red Cross, and has had several articles published in professional
Originally from Montpelier, Vt., Pope currently resides in the
West Harrison, N.Y.