Students play Intramural Soccer on the Cary Street Field at night


VCU RecWell is proud to offer athletic training services to registered Sport Club participants at no additional charge. Services provided include: injury evaluation and care, rehabilitation following an injury, injury prevention programs, treatment, concussion evaluations and return to play progression, and referral. A certified Athletic Trainer is present at all designated ‘high-impact club’ home events. 

Athletic training services are easily accessible to over 1,500 Sport Club participants, and help to ensure the safety of all who engage in practice and competition. The Athletic Training Room, located in Cary St. Gym, is easy to locate and offers a wide variety of equipment and supplies to support the needs of our Sport Club participants. 


Cary Street Gym

101 South Linden St.

Richmond, VA 23284

*After checking-in at the front desk, walk straight down the hallway and the athletic training room (1070) will be the first door on the left. 


Monday-Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm

*Hours may vary slightly depending on the day

**No clinic hours are available on the weekend due to event coverage 


To schedule an appointment, please email Erica at or call (804) 827-0404.


  • Name
  • Sport club team you currently participate on
  • Reason for wanting to schedule an appointment (e.g. ‘ankle pain after rolling it during practice)
  • List days/times you are available 

Meet the Athletic Trainer

Erica joined the RecWell Department staff in August of 2021. Prior to her role at VCU, she served as the Assistant Athletic Trainer with the Women’s Gymnastics Team at Illinois State University for three years.

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Ohio University and a Master of Science degree from West Virginia University. During her time at WVU, she worked as an athletic trainer with the Campus Recreation Club Sports Program.

Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Erica has lived in several states including Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Colorado, Illinois, and now Virginia! In her free time, she enjoys hiking, tending to her plants, reading, painting, and exploring the outdoors!

Meet the Athletic Trainer

Emily joined the RecWell Department as a part-time athletic trainer in fall 2023. During the week, she works full-time at VCU Health with the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, where she has been since 2018.

She holds a Bachelor's degree from George Mason University and a Master's degree from Western Michigan University. Emily enjoys covering unique sports such as ice hockey, adaptive sports like goalball, and dance medicine.

As a Richmond, VA native, Emily loves spending time with her husband, adventuring with her dog, indulging in reading, and tackling as many escape rooms as possible.

Emily Staff Headshot

Meet the Athletic Trainer

Hilary is joining the RecWell department after spending the past few years with Pediatric Orthopedics at the Children's Hospital of Richmond with VCUHealth. She received her Bachelor's degree from Christopher Newport University and her Masters from the University of Virginia.

She is a former collegiate field hockey player, participating at the Division III level at CNU. Hilary loves working alongside athletes and seeking opportunities for continued growth and development in her profession.

Originally from Hampton Roads, she resides in Midlothian with her husband and two children. Outside of work, she enjoys coaching field hockey, reading, and spending time with her family outdoors.

Hilary Dunbar Staff Photo

Give us Feedback! 

Have you participated in Athletic Training this year? Please give us your feedback using the Athletic Training General Feedback Form

Athletic training encompasses the prevention, examination, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of emergent, acute or chronic injuries and medical conditions. Athletic training is recognized by the American Medical Association (AMA), Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as an allied health care profession.

[Above paragraph taken from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association website]