|mary jo campbell|Mary Jo (MJ) Campbell,
joined the USTA Sport Science Department as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Athletic Trainer in February of 2006. In her role, MJ provides strength and conditioning as well as medical support for the High Performance players training at the USTA’s West Coast Training Center in Carson, CA. She works closely with the Sport Science/ Strength and Conditioning staff in Boca Raton to provide a consistent level of training for players, allowing them to move seamlessly between training centers.
MJ brings nearly 20 years of experience as an athletic trainer, most recently at Campbell’s Competitive Edge in Malibu, CA, where she specialized in sand training while working with junior tennis players as well as climbers and ultra-endurance athletes. Prior to that, she was an Athletic Trainer/ Exercise Specialist at the Palm Beach Institute of Sports Medicine in Boca Raton, FL, from 1995-98. In 1998, she played professional baseball for the Florida Legends of the Ladies Professional Baseball League.
MJ spent nine years working at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, and was the Head Athletic Trainer from 1992-95, directing all aspects of the school's athletic training program.
MJ graduated from Longwood College in Farmville, Va., in 1986 with a degree in Physical Education and Athletic Training, and then earned a Master of Education in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine from the University of Virginia in 1987. MJ is certified as an athletic trainer by the National Athletic Trainers Association.