Ezron Bryson Joins Manhattan Sports Medicine Staff
RIVERDALE, N.Y. - Ezron Bryson has been appointed Assistant Director of Sports Medicine at Manhattan College. Bryson comes to Riverdale after two years as a graduate assistant at the University of Michigan.
"I am excited to be part of the Manhattan College community. I look forward to helping Manhattan College reach greater heights and continue its winning tradition," said Bryson.
While at Michigan, Bryson provided care, prevention and rehabilitation of athletes in a number of sports, including football. He was responsible for the maintenance of custom equipment and traveled with the Wolverines to a pair of bowl games. Bryson coordinated the training room at the practice site and team hotel for both the 2011 Gator Bowl and 2012 Sugar Bowl. In addition, he managed the team's drug testing program.
From 2009-10, Bryson worked for the New York Jets, where he helped develop training and rehabilitation programs. He was also responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the Jets' training room and equipment. Bryson assisted with practice preparation and post-practice recovery, as well.
A 2009 graduate of Hofstra University with a degree in athletic training and minor in physical education and sports sciences, Bryson received a master's degree in sports management from Michigan in April 2012. He is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, as well as the Michigan Athletic Trainers Society and National Strength and Conditioning Association.
"We are excited about Ezron joining our staff. I am confident that his educational background and experience will make a positive impact on our sports medicine program," said Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine Doug Straley. "We are fortunate to have an athletic trainer of Ezron's caliber join our staff."
The University of Michigan's Clinical Instructor of the Year in 2011-12, Bryson is a certified personal trainer. He also holds certifications in CPR, AED, first aid and athletic training.
He replaces Andrew Cornicello, who left Manhattan to become the Director of Sports Medicine at St. Francis (NY).