Faculty Bio

Cindy Seminoff

College of Arts and Sciences

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Cynthia Seminoff graduated from the University of South Alabama with a Bachelor of Science degree and an emphasis in sports medicine. Upon graduation, she sat for and passed the Board of Certification exam to become a certified Athletic Trainer. Cynthia earned her Master of Science degree at Arizona State University while working as a Graduate Assistant in the Sports Medicine Department. Cynthia's primary areas of interest during her education were Sports Medicine and Health & Wellness. She started working as a certified athletic trainer with two semi-professional baseball teams. Following, Cynthia decided to continue her education at Arizona State University and worked as a Graduate Assistant in the Sports Medicine Department. She was the Head Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer in charge of the ASU volleyball team. Upon, graduation from ASU, Cynthia started at Grand Canyon University and has been the Program Director of the Athletic Training Education Program since 1997 and prepared the program for initial CAATE accreditation in 2001.

Cynthia's passion for teaching is never idle as evidenced by her maturing as an educator and the ever-changing student population. She has had the pleasure and opportunity to watch many students mature from incoming freshmen to seniors entering into the workforce. Her goal as an instructor is to help the student find their passion and area of interest and make the course material applicable to their future. Many times this includes applying their education to their own lives. In her personal life, Cynthia ha had the pleasure of coaching her children in sports such as volleyball, basketball, and softball. She loves taking the knowledge from academia to help her children achieve success. Cynthia also find a little time in my life to train and compete in sprint triathlons.

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