Christopher Ina begins his 11th year as an assistant athletic trainer at Wake Forest. He is assigned to the football and men's tennis teams.
Ina works on a personal basis with Deacon athletes in the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries on a daily basis throughout the entire year.
A native of Westlake, Ohio, Ina graduated from the University of Toledo where he began his career in sports medicine.
In 2002, he received his master's degree from California State University, Fresno. While a part of Fresno State athletics as a graduate assistant, he assisted the sports medicine staff in providing coverage for the football squad. Ina is certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification and licensed by the State of North Carolina.
He and his wife, Whitney, have a three-year-old daughter Kelsey and a son, Logan, who was born in July 2012. They reside in Clemmons.