Jarod Grace, in his 10th year as a member of the Auburn University Sports Medicine staff, is an NATA certified and Alabama state licensed athletic trainer.
Since 2004, his primary responsibilities have included the prevention and care of injuries for the Tiger*s men*s basketball program. In addition, he currently oversees the medical needs for all of Auburn University*s Olympic sports programs and athletic summer camps.
Grace earned a B.S. degree in Exercise Science with an emphasis in athletic training from Auburn University in 1999. In 2002, he received a M.S. degree in Physical Education from the University of South Carolina.
A native of Albertville, Ala., Grace served as an athletic training intern for the NFL*s Atlanta Falcons and at Disney's Wide World of Sports. During his time at the University of South Carolina, he served as the interim men*s basketball athletic trainer. Grace returned to Auburn University in 2002 to work as an assistant athletic trainer with the women*s basketball program.
Grace is a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association, the Southeastern Athletic Trainers' Association, and the Alabama Athletic Trainers' Association. He currently serves as the President of the SEC Sports Medicine Association and is an executive council member of the Alabama Athletic Trainers' Association.
Grace is married to the former Becca Cunningham ('01) of Albertville, AL. They have one child, Mary Alderson (4).