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Recia Schuil
Recia  Schuil

Assistant Athletic Trainer, MA, ATC, LAT, CSCS

San Diego State, Fresno State

Schuil has been a part of the SMU sports medicine program since June of 2013, working as an assistant athletic trainer primarily with the football and rowing programs.

Recia is responsible for managing the daily operation of the athletic training room, and is the primary liaison for offensive football player health management. She is responsible for developing rehabilitation and stretching programs for football and rowing student-athletes, as well as scheduling and mentoring student athletic trainers.

Prior to her arrival at SMU, Schuil served as an athletic training fellow at the University of Colorado, assisting mainly with the athletic training management of the football team and various other programs when necessary.

Schuil earned her master’s degree in kinesiology from Fresno State University in 2012 where she worked as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for the football team. She was responsible for the prevention and evaluation of injuries as well as developing rehabilitation programs for athletes. Schuil also served as a clinical instructor for athletic training students.

As an undergraduate at San Diego State, she assisted in athletic training efforts with the Aztec football team. Schuil was also part of the host staff for the NCAA women’s basketball championship, as well as various youth camps and tournaments. From 2009-10 she served as the vice president of the Future Athletic Trainers’ Society. She completed her bachelor of science in kinesiology with an emphasis in athletic training in 2010.

She currently resides in Dallas, Texas.

Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC); licensed in the state of Texas
Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Kinesio Taping Association International
American Heart Association – BLS instructor, BLS for Healthcare Providers


National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA)
Southwest Athletic Trainers’ Association (SWATA)
National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

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