Devon Serrano, DAT, LAT, ATC, NREMT
Director of Sports Medicine
Sweet Briar College
Dr. Devon Serrano is the Director of Sports Medicine at Sweet Briar College. Since 2016, she has been responsible for the care of the College's eight NCAA Division III teams and two competitive equestrian teams. Originally from New York, she received her Associate in Liberal Art from Colby-Sawyer College (NH) and her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a concentration in Exercise Science from SUNY Cortland (NY). She then completed her Master of Science in Clinical Athletic Training from Bloomsburg University (PA). She holds a Doctorate in Athletic Training from Indiana State University (IN).
She is currently a research collaborator with the Equestrian Athlete Initiative at the University of Kentucky and is the co-founder of the Society of Equestrian Athletic Trainers. Dr. Serrano published the first return-to-ride concussion management protocol for equestrian athletes and is currently managing its implementation at other NCAA institutions. In addition to her clinical and research responsibilities, Dr. Serrano has served as a member of the VATA Public Relations committee (2017-2019) and Chair of the VATA Young Professionals Committee (2019 to 2021). Currently, she is the Central Region Representative for the VATA and the Virginia representative to the Young Professionals Committee for the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers Association.