Mary Perez, MS, ATC

Ms. Perez graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree in Athletic Training from Mars Hill College in Mars Hill, NC, and completed her master's in Applied Nutrition from Northeastern College in Boston, MA.

Before joining OPA in July 2012, she served as Intern Athletic Trainer at NCAA Division I Western Carolina University, where she worked with athletes in football, women's basketball, men and women's golf, and women's tennis. She has also worked as the assistant athletic trainer for Northwest Basketball Camps in Anchorage for several summers, providing first aid to hundreds of young athletes.

Ms. Perez is certified by the American Red Cross in First Aid, Emergency Oxygen Administration, Lifeguard/First Aid, and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.


  • National Athletic Trainer Certification (2010) 
  • Master of Science in Applied Nutrition (2013)
    Northeastern University Boston, Massachusetts 
  • Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training(2010)
    Mars Hill College, Mars Hill, North Carolina 


  • National Athletic Trainers Association