Rhiannon Vandegrift joined the UND Department of Sports Medicine in August 2022 as an Instructor/Assistant Athletic Trainer. She came to UND after serving as an Athletic Trainer at the University of Minnesota Crookston from August 2021 to August 2022.
Vandegrift is responsible for providing healthcare services for the UND women's soccer team as well as serving as an Instructor in the Athletic Training Education Program.
Born on Offutt AFB, Nebraska, Vandegrift graduated from Southern Utah University in 2019, earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science. She went on to earn a Master of Athletic Training Degree in 2021 from SUU, where she also served as an adjunct instructor in the Department of Kinesiology and Outdoor Recreation. She then earned a Doctor of Athletic Training degree from Temple, along with a certificate in Teaching in Higher Education in 2023.
Vandegrift has been a BOC certified athletic trainer since 2021. She is currently licensed as an athletic trainer in the state of North Dakota. She also holds membership in the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.
Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)
SMT-1 (Spinal Manipulation Therapy)
Graston Technique: Level 1 Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
Basic Disaster Life Support
Southern Utah University Outstanding Master of Athletic Training Student - 2021
Doctor of Athletic Training, Temple University, 2023
Master of Athletic Training, Southern Utah University, 2021
Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science, Southern Utah University, 2019