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Office: Athletic Training Clinic Sports Center
Phone: (207) 834-7572
  • Head Athletic Trainer

Master of Science in Exercise Science from California University- 2011

Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from University of Maine at Presque Isle- 2007

Teaching Experience

2017-18 Lecturer at the University of Southern Maine in Athletic Training and Department of Exercise, Health, and Sports Science:- SPM 381 Kinesiology Lecture and Lab,; SPM 440 Manual Therapy in Athletic Training; SPM 216 Emergency Medical Response; SPM 410 Athletic Training Principles III- General Medicine in Athletic Training; SPM 340 Therapeutic Rehabilitation in Sports Medicine; and SPM 219 Lifetime Physical Fitness and Wellness. Served as a Faculty Advisor for Health Sciences

Maine Department of Education Conditional Certificate in Physical Education 2015-17- Dirigo High School

2014-15 Adjunct Professor at the University of Maine at Fort Kent- PHE 264 Basic Athletic Injuries and PHE 342 Exercise Physiology and Clinical Preceptor of Student Athletic Trainers from the University of Maine at Presque Isle

2012-14 Adjunct Professor at the University of Maine at Presque Isle for the College of Professional Programs- HPR 101 Lifelong Wellness, ATH 244 Techniques in Athletic Training, PTA 104 Data Collection in Physical Therapy, ATH 343 Therapeutic Exercise and Rehabilitation Lab, ATH 225 Strength Training Techniques and Conditioning, FYS 100 First Year Seminar (PE/AT/PTA Track) and Clinical Preceptor and Instructor of Athletic Training Students


Coaching Experience

2015-17 Mountain Valley High School, Dirigo High School and Buckfield Junior/Senior High School Athletic Trainer

2014-15 University of Maine at Fort Kent Athletic Trainer

2012-14 University of Maine at Presque Isle Assistant Athletic Trainer

2009-12 SUNY Oneonta State Assistant Athletic Trainer

2010 Oneonta Outlaws Head Athletic Trainer

2009 National Soccer Hall of Fame Head Athletic Trainer

2008 Lee Academy Head Athletic Trainer


Parent, T. A., ATC. (2010). The Effects of Eccentric Hamstring Exercise in the Soccer Player (Master's thesis). California University of Pennsylvania.

Guzy, L. T., PhD, Proulx, W. R., PhD, & Parent, T. A., ATC. (2010). Skin Folds & Air Displacement Plethysomography, Saliva Osmolality & Urine Refractometry, and Taste Perception and the Three Factor Eating Scale with College Wrestlers (Publication).SUNY Oneonta State Tenth Annual Faculty Research Show

Licenses Held

Licensed Athletic Trainer in the State of Maine

Certified Athletic Trainer through the National Athletic Trainers'Association Board of Certification

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association

Graston Technique M-1 Trained

American Heart Association Basic Life Support for the Pre-Hospital Provider

American Red Cross- Emergency Medical Response/Basic Life Support AED/CPR

National Academy of Sports Medicine Performance Enhancement Specialist

National Academy of Sports Medicine Corrective Exercise Specialist

Research Interests

Systematic Study of Mechanisms involving Human Movement, Exercise and Physical Activity Also; disciplined in Human Anatomy, Physiology, Neuroscience, Psychology, Kinesiology and Biomechanics

Campus and Community Service

UMFK Wellness Committee- Fall 2018-Present

UMFK Wellness Champion

UMFK Emergency Operations Management Team Fall 2018-Present

Northern Maine Medical Center volunteer at Forest Hills Nursing Home- Fall 2018

American Legion Dirigo Boy's State 2001-2007; 2009-2011, 2015


Recent Papers, Presentations and Publications

2018 University of Southern Maine Thinking Matters- Faculty Mentor of Posters/Presentations

2013 and 2014 University of Maine at Presque Isle University Day- Faculty Mentor of Student Groups of Presentations

2010 SUNY Oneonta State Tenth Annual Faculty Research Show