|Title:||Assistant Athletic Director / Senior Woman Administrator - Head Athletic Trainer|
|Alma Mater:||Hofstra '99 / Wagner '01|
Melinda Eng, a native of Floral Park, N.Y., has been at the Academy since 2001 and has been the Head Athletic Trainer since 2005.
As Head Athletic Trainer, Eng is responsible for the prevention, evaluation and recognition of athletic injuries, illness, rehabilitation and reconditioning for all of the Academy's varsity athletic programs. Prior to coming to USMMA, Eng served as an Assistant Athletic Trainer at Wagner College for two years, where she went on to earn her Masters of Science in Education with a concentration in Biology in 2001. At Wagner, Eng worked with the Women’s Soccer, Football, Women’s Volleyball, Indoor Track, Women’s Basketball and Men's and Women's Lacrosse teams.
While obtaining her Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training at Hofstra University, Eng worked as a student Athletic Trainer, where she learned her craft with the Football, Men’s Soccer, Wrestling and Tennis teams.
A licensed Athletic Trainer in the State of New York, Eng is certified by several organizations including the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA), and the American Red Cross as an Instructor.
In addition to her athletic training duties, Eng is an Assistant Professor for the Academy. She is responsible for the instruction of all Midshipmen in First Aid and Medical Care Provider for their Coast Guard licensing exams.
Eng currently resides in Douglaston, N.Y.