Rachel L. Cohen
B.S., Central Connecticut State University
Work Phone: 860-945-7806
Year Appointed: 2007
Rachel’s first stint at Taft was as an intern from Central Connecticut State University. At Central Connecticut, she maintained Dean's List status for her career there. She was a Golden Key National Honor Society member, recipient of the Joseph Abraham District I Scholarship, served as president of the athletic training club, and graduated with high honors in May 2006. Following graduation, Rachel worked as a certified athletic trainer with HealthSouth sports medicine and physical therapy and worked at Avon Old Farms. She is a member of the National Athletic Training Association, National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, and the International Association of Kenisiotaping. She maintains her EMT License and recently became certified in kenisiotaping methods. She is currently finishing a certification course in becoming a specialist in fitness nutrition, and she plans on becoming a certified strength and conditioning specialist. She resides in Waterbury with her rescued pitbulls: Cali and Simon.