Scott Spernoga, currently in his 11th season at Wake Forest, serves as the primary athletic trainer for the Demon Deacon field hockey and women's basketball teams.
Spernoga has been Wake Forest field hockey's athletic trainer during a stretch of eight straight NCAA Final Fours, two Atlantic Coast Conference titles and 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.
Scott and his wife Penny welcomed the birth of their first son Chase, on Dec. 18, 2011. The family resides in Lewisville, NC, with their dog Buddy.