Monica has been the Head Athletic Trainer at SRJC since 2007, following many years of service to SRJC's Sports Medicine & Athletic Training Program. Monica returned to the SRJC athletic training team as an assistant athletic trainer in 2005. She played softball at SRJC in 2000 and 2001, and also served as a student athletic trainer from 2000 to 2003. Monica earned her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology/Athletic Training from Sonoma State University in 2003 before completing her Master’s degree at San Jose State in 2005. Monica has worked with a diverse range of athletes, from triathletes to ultimate Frisbee players. She has volunteered for the Sonoma County Sol Women’s semi-professional soccer team, and was the athletic trainer for the Santa Rosa Scorchers Women’s professional football team. In her two years at San Jose State, Monica worked as a physical therapy aide at BaySport Physical Therapy, and as head athletic trainer at Silver Creek High School. Monica has worked for USA volleyball and wrestling youth programs, and has also functioned as the athletic trainer for Montgomery High School football. Monica is also certified as an EMT-B. She is a member of the California Athletic Trainers’ Association, Far West Athletic Trainers’ Association and National Athletic Trainers’ Association since 2002, and is also a member of the California Community College Athletic Trainers’ Association.