James Benzel
James Benzel
Title: Assistant Athletic Trainer
Phone: 804-828-2321
Email: jbenzel@vcu.edu

James Benzel joined the Virginia Commonwealth University athletic training staff in August 2013, overseeing duties of the Men’s Soccer and Tennis teams.

Benzel comes to VCU from the University of Alabama-Birmingham where he worked as an assistant athletic trainer with the men’s soccer and football teams. Prior to his time at UAB, James also served as a graduate assistant at Florida Atlantic University working with the football and Men’s/Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field teams and completing his M.S. in Exercise Science from 2011-2013. 

James finished his B.S. work in Athletic Training at the University of Nebraska James also has experience working as the primary ATC for the Battle of Florida College Football All-Star Game, the Major League Lacrosse All-Star Game, and multiple other events.