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Staff Profile

Jesse Cops

TitleAssociate Athletic Trainer
Alma MaterAzusa Pacific '03

Jesse Cops returns to his alma mater to serve his first year on the sports medicine staff at Azusa Pacific.

Cops joins Azusa Pacific with over a decade of professional experience, most recently spending a year (2013-14) as the head athletic trainer at Arizona Christian University after serving as assistant athletic trainer at Liberty University from 2006-13. He was also a graduate assistant at Boise State from 2003-06.

At Liberty, Cops worked with women's swimming and diving, men's soccer, wrestling, and men's and women's track and field, along with assistant duties for Liberty's football program in 2012-13. At Boise State, he worked with women's soccer, men's and women's tennis, wrestling, and football.

Cops graduated from Azusa Pacific in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in athletic training, and he received his master's degree in sports administration from Liberty in 2013.