Riley Shore joined the Salem College Department of Athletics in January 2021.
Shore was designated to Salem College through the Novant Health Athletic Training Outreach program, which provides primary athletic training services including injury prevention, injury evaluations, emergency management, injury treatment and rehabilitation through the Novant Healthcare System.
In addition to those services, Shore has also completed the COVID-19 preseason evaluations in order to allow Salem College to return to play through tracking and daily monitoring of student-athlete health.
Shore began working in athletic training while she was a student at UNC Wilmington. As a student athletic trainer she provided student-athletes with primary athletic training services under direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer.
She also assisted in performing preseason hydration testing; monitored heat index scales using a wet-bulb globe thermometer in correlation with NATA’s position statement on exertional heat illnesses; and utilized different therapeutic modalities such as ultrasound, electrical stimulation, and lasers.
Along with her experience at UNC-Wilmington, Shore was an intern for the Winston-Salem Dash, the Class A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. While with the Dash she performed tasks under direct supervision of Josh Fallin, LAT, ATC, assisting him with first aid care and emergency treatment. Shore also guided Dash players through rehabilitation exercises, considering any limitations.
An athletic training major at UNC-Wilmington, Shore graduated in May 2020 and is certified as a TRX Suspension Training Instructor, in COVID-19 Contact Tracing as well as CPR/AED and First Aid for Professional Rescuers through the American Red Cross.
Shore was an active member of the UNC-Wilmington community, serving on the Athletic Training Student Association where she was named as the Service Chair from October 2018-December 2020. A member of the UNC-Wilmington Honors Society, Shore was also a Mission Leader that directed 36 high school students through a mission trip to the Dominican Republic that offered medical attention to the residents of Cielo, Dominican Republic.
Shore, who was a member of Alpha Chi Omega and Kappa Pi Fraternity, served as the Assistant Philanthropy Chair where she led both fall and spring semester philanthropy event to raise money that benefited the Open Gate Shelter in Wilmington, N.C.