Jessica Peters enters into her third year at GSU as the senior head athletic trainer.
She serves as the head athletic trainer for women's basketball and men's golf programs along with providing services as the drug testing and surgical coordinator.
She served the past four years as a member of the Jacksonville University Sports Medicine Staff, spending her final two years with the men’s basketball team.
Peters accepted an internship at JU in 2006, serving as the athletic trainer for the women’s soccer, crew and tennis teams. While working for her Masters of Human Performance at California University of Pennsylvania, she completed her credentialing from the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a Performance Enhancement Specialist. In her first season at the River City university, the Dolphin women’s soccer team advanced to the NCAA College Cup.
In 2005, she graduated with honors from the Texas A&M University-Commerce with a B.S. in Athletic Training and Health.
After completing her master’s degree in the summer of 2007, Peters joined the Texas A&M Commerce sports medicine team as a full-time Assistant Athletic Trainer for the volleyball and softball programs. She served as the research administrator for the concussion-testing project in coordination with Dr. Thomas Terrell.
A native of Dallas, Texas, Peters is a Licensed Athletic Trainer by the State of Georgia Department of Health, a Certified Athletic Trainer by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification, and a Certified Performance Enhancement Specialist by the National Academy of Sports Medicine. She is also a member of NATA, Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association.