Bingham joins Wilmington College athletic coaching staff
WILMINGTON — Brittany Bingham has been hired as an assistant athletic trainer at Wilmington College.
She will be the primary athletic coach for volleyball, men’s basketball and baseball, head athletic coach Brian Dykhuizen said.
“We are very pleased to have Brittany join our clinical staff,” said Dykhuizen. “She brings a wealth of knowledge that will help us continue to ensure that our student-athletes receive the best care possible.
Bingham comes to WC from Premier Health where she was an athletic trainer for Mason High School the previous two years. There, Bingham worked primarily with the soccer, women’s volleyball, women’s basketball, softball, and lacrosse teams while helping with other sports as needed. She maintained all athlete records, helped prevent and assess injuries, and opened consistent lines of communication with coaches, doctors and school administration, according to the Wilmington College press release.
Before moving to southwest Ohio, Bingham spent three years as an outreach sports coach in the Boston, Mass. area, serving a clinic and the Boston Latin School. In addition to her sports coaching duties, she has taught courses at her alma mater, Boston University, in health and wellness, sports medicine, and clinical sports training. Bingham is also pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Science at Boston University.
Before moving to the Northeast, Bingham spent four years in California as the head athletic trainer for several Northridge athletic clubs while teaching extremity orthopedic assessment classes at California State University Northridge. The stint was his second in the state after earning a master’s degree in kinesiology from San Diego State University in 2009.
Bingham’s first full-time athletic coaching experience was at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC from 2009 to 2012. She served as the primary athletic coach for the women’s volleyball, men’s tennis and tennis teams. Eagles women’s tennis, while assisting in other sports as needed. Bingham also spent an academic year as an intern at the University of North Carolina at Asheville.
She graduated from High Point University with a degree in athletic training in 2006.