Join us in welcoming back Leslie Adkins, former Athletic Trainer with DOAR South Boston, and Jeff Durand, former Athletic Trainer with DOAR North. Leslie and Jeff recently completed clinical rotations while pursuing their PTA degree from the Kent State ATC to PTA program. Leslie and Jeff are currently working with patients at their respective clinics as Physical Therapist Assistant Trainees prior to obtaining their PTA licensure.
Leslie has a Master’s in Athletic Training and is a licensed Athletic Trainer. Leslie has been with DOAR since 2011 and is excited to use her new knowledge and experience as a Physical Therapist Assistant Trainee with the South Boston patients.
Jeff is a Certified Athletic Trainer and Exercise Physiologist. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), a Certified Health/Fitness Instructor by the American College of Sports Medicine, a Certified Aquatics Instructor, and a Certified Nutrition Specialist. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Appalachian State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Athletic Training from Averett University. Jeff has been with DOAR since 1995.