Director of Sports Performance
Carrie Dudley is a certified Athletic Trainer (AT) and the Director of Sports Performance at Performance Spine and Sports Medicine. Carrie completed her Advanced Masters of Science in Sports Health Care/Athletic Training at A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona. Her undergraduate degree was completed in Psychology and Athletic Training at the University of South Dakota where she is originally from. While completing her Master’s Degree she worked at both Grand Canyon University as an Assistant Athletic Trainer and Camelback Mountain Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation as an Athletic Trainer. Also while in Arizona she did an internship with the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury. Carrie was an Assistant Athletic Trainer at Princeton University for 8 years prior to working at PSSM, from 2005-2013. She worked with football, men’s waterpolo, women’s ice hockey, softball, men’s volleyball, and women’s rugby, along with other sports during her tenure at Princeton.
Carrie specializes in return to play sports performance and sports biomechanics. She utilizes her previous experience and mixes it with new therapy to help prevent injuries and return athletes back to full participation. One of her current focuses is OptoGait, a diagnostic technology that analyzes gait and running mechanics, while also helping to identifying biomechanical weaknesses with jumping mechanics. She also helps oversee concussion testing and return to play protocol, along with athletic training outreach coverage for local sports teams.
Carrie and her husband Andrew reside in Westampton, New Jersey with their dog Rusty. In her spare time she maintains a healthy lifestyle by running and working out whenever possible. As avid hockey fans Carrie and Andrew try to go to as many games as they can.