Courtney joined the ATP in the Fall of 2014 as an assistant professor. Her research interests include athletic training education and bridging the gap between classroom preparation and clinical experiences, as well as athletic training students "know how" versus "knowing why". Prior to coming to EMU, Courtney worked as the graduate assistant athletic trainer for the University of Georgia Women's Tennis Team, and has experience working with several other collegiate teams from her time at the University of Michigan. Courtney was the recipient of the Bob Ennis Outstanding Graduate Award (2011 and 2012) from the University of Georgia and the Outstanding Senior Student Athletic Trainer Award (2010) from the University of Michigan. She completed her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Eastern Michigan University. Courtney is certified in the Graston technique and teaches a variety of novel treatment techniques to athletic training students.