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Christa Hendley, DAT, ATC
Athletic Trainer

Christa Hendley joined the Transylvania Sports Medicine Staff as an Assistant Athletic Trainer in November 2017. The Hampstead, New Hampshire native brings ten years of experience in the athletic training realm to Transylvania.

Prior to her time with Transylvania, Hendley served as the Head Athletic Trainer for the sports of men's and women's soccer, basketball, cheerleading, softball, track and field, and dance at the University of the Cumberlands from 2014 through 2017. Previous stints for Hendley include working at Lemak Sports Medicine and Orthopedics as a Head Athletic Trainer for Montevallo High School in Montevallo, Alabama and at Chowan University in Murfreesboro, North Carolina as an Assistant Athletic Trainer.

Hendley completed her Doctor of Athletic Training degree in May 2020 and holds a Master of Science in Athletic Training from East Stroudsburg University in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Colby-Sawyer College in New London, New Hampshire.

Hendley is an Adjunct Faculty member in the Health and Exercise Science Department at Transylvania as well as a Part-Time Professor in the Master of Science in Athletic Training Program at the University of Kentucky.

When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her two dogs, Leila and JP.