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Penn Hills athletics

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Penn Hills athletics

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Meet our Athletic Trainers!


Our athletic training services are provided by UPMC. Meet our athletic trainers:

 

Maureen Loyer, MS, LAT, ATC, PES 
loyerm@upmc.edu

Sports
Boys & Girls Soccer, Swimming & Diving, Linton Middle School Sports

Athletic Training Room Location
Linton Middle School next to the gymnasium

Athletic Training Room Hours
Weekdays: 2:00 pm until end of day’s activities 
Weekends: By Appointment

Education
Maureen graduated from California University of Pennsylvania in 2000 with a Bachelor of Education with an emphasis in Athletic Training. She attended Bloomsburg University where she earned her Master of Science in Exercise Science in 2002. She began her career as an athletic trainer at Jefferson-Morgan High School in Jefferson, Pennsylvania. She arrived at UPMC Sports Medicine in 2003 and was the athletic trainer at Yough High School from 2003 to 2008 and Norwin High School from 2008 to 2009. In 2009, Maureen continued on to Keuka College, a DIII college located in Keuka Park, New York, where she worked as the assistant athletic trainer for all 16 intercollegiate sports and served as advisor to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). She returned to UPMC Sports Medicine in December 2012 and currently covers Linton Middle School.

Maureen is a native of Glassport, Pennsylvania, and graduated from South Allegheny High School. Aside from her athletic training certifications, she is also certified as a Performance Enhancement Specialist and Zumba® Fitness Instructor.

Vincent Pampena, MS, LAT, ATC, PES, CES
pampenav@upmc.edu

Sports 
Football, Indoor Track, Boys & Girls Track, Baseball

Athletic Training Room Location
Fralic Athletic Center

Athletic Training Room Hours
Weekdays: 1:30 pm until end of day’s activities 
Weekends: By Appointment

Vincent received his Bachelors of Sciences Degree with an emphasis in Athletic Training from California University of Pennsylvania in 2015. He had the pleasure of being a part of the athletic training staff for the university’s men’s soccer, baseball, and football teams. At California University of Pennsylvania, he also received his Performance Enhancement Specialist through NASM. Vince recently received his Master’s in Exercise Science and Health Promotion at California University of Pennsylvania, graduating in December 2015. During his graduate studies, he received his Corrective Exercise Specialist through NASM. Vince has been working part time as a physical therapist technician and athletic trainer for East Suburban Sports Medicine Complex for the past 3 years while completing his schooling. Vince was hired in December 2015 by UPMC Sports Medicine as an athletic trainer for Penn Hills High School.

Vince is from Penn Hills and graduated with honors in 2011.  While at Penn Hills High School, lettered in three sports (soccer, baseball, and football). Vince is an avid Pittsburgh sports fan and during his off time enjoys various activities, such as playing soccer, working out, and participating in Tough Mudders (cross country obstacle courses that benefit the Wounded Warriors Project). Vince is currently still residing locally in Penn Hills where he grew up.

Amber Williams, LAT, ATC
williamsa@upmc.edu

Sports 
Boys & Girls Basketball, Boys & Girls Volleyball, Softball

Athletic Training Room Location
Penn Hills High School next to the gymnasium

Athletic Training Room Hours
Weekdays: 1:30 pm until end of day’s activities 
Weekends: By Appointment

Education
Amber earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Athletic Training from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2014. She has been with UPMC Sports Medicine since October 2015. She worked at McKeesport High School from October 2015 to June 2017 before transferring to Penn Hills.

Amber was born in Baltimore, Maryland, where she lived for 8 years before moving to Stewartstown, Pennsylvania. Amber graduated from Kennard-Dale High School. Amber relocated to Pittsburgh when she was hired by UPMC as an Athletic Trainer in 2015. Amber played soccer in college and her hobbies include fitness, hiking, and traveling to see her family and friends.



https://pennhillsathletics.org
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