Scott Spernoga
Scott  Spernoga

Hometown:
Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

Position:
Athletic Trainer

Alma Mater:
Penn State (1997)

02/16/2016

2015-16 Wake Forest Women's Basketball: Campbell's Career-High 27 Paces Deacs Past Duke

Amber Campbell's career-high 27 points lifted Wake Forest to its first win over Duke since March 5, 1993, breaking a stretch of 45 losses in a row against the Blue Devils.

02/08/2016

2015-16 Wake Forest Women's Basketball: Deacs Battle Back to Take Down NC State

Wake Forest fell behind 16-3 in the first quarter, but battled back and ultimately came away with a 63-58 victory over No. RV/RV NC State on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2016. It marks the first win over NC State since 2013 and gives Wake Forest wins over NC State and North Carolina in the same season for the first time since 2003-04.

02/01/2016

Behind The Scenes: On the Road with the Deacs

Behind The Scenes: On the Road with the Deacs

02/17/2016

Wake Forest vs. Duke

Wake Forest took down Duke for the first time since 1993 on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016, during the annual Pink Game.

Scott Spernoga, currently in his 18th season at Wake Forest in 2015-16, serves as the primary athletic trainer for the Demon Deacon women's basketball team.

Spernoga also served as Wake Forest's field hockey athletic trainer for 14 seasons. During that stretch, the field hockey team went to eight straight NCAA Final Fours, won two Atlantic Coast Conference titles and three National Championships in 2002, 2003 and 2004.

A 1997 graduate of Penn State University, Spernoga earned his bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and Sports Medicine. Spernoga served as an athletic trainer with the football, women's basketball and baseball teams at Penn State.

Spernoga obtained his master's degree in Sports Medicine from the University of Virginia in 1998. During his time at UVA, Spernoga was a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Fork Union Military Academy where he worked with the football and basketball teams.

Spernoga is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, Atlantic Coast Conference Sports Medicine Association and North Carolina Athletic Trainers Association.

Spernoga is active on the Wake Forest campus, serving as a member of the Athletic Staff Advisory Council while also representing the athletic department on the Wake Forest University Staff Advisory Council.

Scott and his wife Penny have two sons: Chase and Cole. The family resides in Lewisville.

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