Recia is currently in her first year with the SMU sports medicine program, and is currently the assistant athletic trainer for the football and rowing teams.
Before coming to Dallas, Recia earned her Master's degree in Kinesiology from Fresno State University. There she worked as a graduate assistant covering football for two seasons. She also completed an internship with the University of Colorado football program. Prior to those positions she completed her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in athletic training at San Diego State University in 2010.
Recia is licensed as an athletic trainer in the state of Texas, CSCS certified and is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and South West Athletic Trainers Association (SWATA).
She currently resides in Dallas, Texas.