David Jager enters his fifth season working with the Spartan football program as an athletic trainer. Jager, who was hired on Aug. 1, 2013, also assists with the oversight of men’s and women’s tennis.
Jager was an assistant athletic trainer at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, from July 2012 to July 2013. He was involved with the daily health care needs of the student-athletes in the Hurricane football program.
Prior to his work at Miami, Jager worked as the associate athletic trainer/head football ATC at Eastern Illinois from March 2010 until July 2012, director of athletic training services at Radford from June 2008 to March 2010, and the head athletic trainer at Ferrum College from August 2005 until May 2008.
Jager completed his undergraduate degree at Grand Valley State and attained his master’s of science from Virginia Tech.