Shanda Bradley joined the Tulane athletic training staff in July of 2009 as assistant athletic trainer. Bradley's primary responsibility is to provide medical coverage and oversee all aspects of healthcare for the Tulane Women's Basketball and Men's Tennis teams. She also assists in the management of the sports medicine budget by overseeing the inventory and ordering of athletic training supplies.
Prior to her employment at Tulane, Bradley served as Assistant Athletic Trainer at Florida State University from 2006-2009, where her primary responsibility was to manage and coordinate the daily operations of the athletic training facility. She also oversaw rehabilitations of athletes from various sports and supervised the team physician's medical clinics held in the athletic training room. Additionally, she served as an adjunct instructor in the College of Nutrition and Physical Education, Recreation, and Sports Administration.
Bradley has also served as Associate Director of Sports Medicine at the University of Southern Mississippi and Assistant Athletic Trainer at the University of Wyoming. During her time (2004-2006) at USM she was primarily responsible for the medical coverage of the women's basketball, cheerleading, and tennis teams as well as overseeing the daily operations of the athletic training room. Bradley began her athletic training career at the University of Wyoming (2001-2004) where she was the athletic trainer for women's basketball, women's soccer, wrestling, and golf. She was also an approved clinical instructor for both universities' athletic training education programs.
In 2003, Bradley was published as a contributing author in Managing Sports: And Risk Management Strategies.
Bradley received her Master of Arts degree in Sports Management from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina in May of 2001. While at ASU, Bradley worked as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer for the football and men's and women's soccer teams. In May of 1999, Bradley received her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Performance with an emphasis in Athletic Training from the University of Southern Mississippi.
She has been a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association since 1999. Currently she is also a certified member of the Southeastern Athletic Trainers' Association and the Louisiana Athletic Trainers' Association.
A native of Ozark, Alabama, the former Shanda Fuqua married Ben Bradley in August of 2008.