|What They're Saying|
"Wendy Sheppard brings an enthusiasm to her work in VCU's athletic training room that is contagious. Having worked previously with professional soccer athletes with the Richmond Kickers, Wendy understands the pressures placed on our student-athletes to perform at a high level."
Wendy Sheppard joined the VCU Athletic
Department in 2006, and serves as the Head Athletic Trainer for
Women’s Sports. In addition to her duties with men's and
women's soccer, she oversees the care of each VCU athletic team,
focusing on women’s sports.
Prior to her appointment at VCU, Sheppard enjoyed a successful three-year stint (2003-2006) with the semi-professional Richmond Kickers of the USL’s Second Division. Sheppard worked as the head athletic trainer for the Kickers, supervising and administering treatment, physicals and rehabilitation for the team.
From 2001-2003 Sheppard served as an athletic trainer for Chesterfield Physical Therapy in Richmond. Her workload there included serving as the head athletic trainer for James River High School. She was also the head athletic trainer for Trinity Episcopal School in 2001.
A native of Richmond, Sheppard earned her B.S. in Health Education from VCU in 1998 and her M.S. in Sports Administration from Austin Peay State University in 2000.