Gregg Calhoon and Erin Variano Named Assistant Athletic Directors for Sports Medicine
Pecina returned to Navy after spending the 2014-15 season at the University of Georgia as an Associate Athletic Trainer working with the men's basketball team. He previously spent six years at Navy as an Assistant Athletic Trainer working with the men's basketball, men's tennis and squash programs from 2008 to 2014.
Prior to his first stint at Navy, Pecina spent eight years at Wake Forest, where he began as an intern with the football team in 2000. He transitioned to a full-time position in 2002 and worked with the Demon Deacons' women's soccer and men's tennis teams.
On the international scene, Pecina served as Athletic Trainer for the USA Tennis and the Modern Pentathlon teams at the 2004 Olympic Summer Games in Athens, Greece, and served as Athletic Trainer for the United States tennis and swimming teams at the 2003 Pan-American Games.
Pecina earned a bachelor's degree in kinesiology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1998 and a master's degree from the University of Texas at Tyler in 2000.
Pecina currently lives in Annapolis with his wife, Kait, and their daughter, Sofia.
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