Alina McDonald, SCAT, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer (Part-time)
Joined Clover High School: 2019
Home Town: Spartanburg, SC
Alma Mater: Winthrop University
Alina joined Clover High School as a part time, Assistant Athletic Trainer in the Fall of 2019. She recieved her Bachelor of Science degree from Winthrop University's Athletic Training Program in 2019. Alina will assist with all aspects of our athletic training program.
In addition to providing athletic training services, Alina serves as a clinical preceptor for Winthrop University's Athletic Training Program.
Alina is currently persuing her Masters degree in Sport and Fitness Administration and serves as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer in the PESH department at Winthrop University. As a Graduate Assistant, Alina teaches classes in the PESH department and provides athletic training services to the dance majors and general student population.
Alina is NATABOC (National Athletic Trainers' Association, Board of Certification) and SCAT (South Carolina State Certified Athletic Trainer) certified athletic trainer. She is also a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) and the South Carolina Athletic Trainers' Association (SCATA).
Alina is a three time Junior Olympic Champion in pole vault and recently competed for Team USA at the North America, Central America, and Carribean Championships(NACAC) for women under 23, placing 1st in pole vaulting.