Lindsey Clarke was born in Jacksonville, FL, and grew up in Southern Maryland. Having played volleyball and tennis in middle and high school, Lindsey decided to take her love of sports and pursue an education in Sports Medicine. She earned her bachelors degree in Sports Medicine with a concentration in Athletic Training and a minor in Health Education from Elon College, now Elon University, in North Carolina.
After graduation she moved to Atlanta to attend the Atlanta School of Massage, where she obtained a certification in Neuromuscular Massage. While in Atlanta, Lindsey had the opportunity to work with the professional WPS team Atlanta Beat. Her next stop was Annapolis, MD, where she worked as head athletic trainer at Old Mill High School. After being offered a graduate assistantship at Clemson University, she spent the next 4 years working in the Clemson athletic department and completing her Master’s degree in Human Nutrition.
Lindsey joined the MUSC sports medicine team summer 2010. Lindsey has a sister, Heather(High Point, NC), and two brothers, Robert(Jacksonville, FL) and Andrew(Greenwich,CT) and her puppy Hurley. Her parents, Tom and Kae, still reside in California, MD with their family dogs, Zoe and Elsworth.
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