Nicole Moreno was named assistant athletic trainer in October 2012. She joined the Bears after a year as a physical therapy aide at Excel Orthopedic Specialists in Woburn, Mass.
As an undergraduate student at Northeastern University, Moreno served as a clinical education student intern for the Huskies and implemented manual therapies such as massage and joint mobilization, as well as created therapeutic exercise programs. Prior to that, she interned with the University of Massachusetts at Boston Athletic Department where she assisted with on the field injury assessment and return to play decisions as well as traveled with the ice hockey, soccer, basketball and volleyball teams as the sole first responder.
A native of Syosset, N.Y., Moreno earned her Bachelor of Science degree in athletic training from Northeastern in April 2011. She is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.