Faculty/Staff Bio

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Maryann Laska

B.S., Northeastern University

Head Athletic Trainer


Work Phone: 860-945-7713

Year Appointed: 1984

Maryann is the first female athletic trainer and fourth head athletic trainer at Taft. She graduated from college with a degree in physical therapy, and, after working in long-term rehab, decided to pursue a career in athletic training. She came to Taft as an assistant in 1984.

Since her appointment as head athletic trainer in 1989, Maryann has worked diligently to promote the role of the athletic trainer in the private school setting. She initiated the fall preseason screening program for all students, lobbied to get the neurocognitive concussion testing program started for all students, and has been instrumental in improving communications among private school athletic trainers. She established an internship program for college student athletic trainers, and mentors them during their time at Taft.

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