Carleen Overacker

Carleen Overacker

Office Phone: (540) 432-4607

Cell Phone: (540) 797-6855


Main Campus, Harrisonburg

Office Location: UC 141

Assistant Athletic Trainer



Physical Ed & Recreation Dept

Carleen came to EMU in 2006 after 20 years at Hollins University. While at Hollins she served as the Head Athletic Trainer, Associate Athletics Director and taught in the Physical Education Department. She brings experience and a passion for wellness to the Physical Education and Recreation Department at EMU. She enjoys spending time playing outdoors or inside family games with her husband John and two boys.


  • MALS in Health Education, Hollins University, May 1995
  • BA in Sociology, Roanoke College, December 1984

Church, Community and Professional Service

  • Mentor JMU Athletic Training Majors each semester
  • Member of EMU Wellness Committee, 2015 – present
  • Member of EMU Campus Ministries Council, 2016 – 2019
  • Religious Education Instructor at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 2010 – present
  • Extraordinary Minister at Blessed Sacrament Cathlotic Church, 2012 – present
  • Instructor for American Red Cross, 1985 – present
  • Coordinator for EMES Health Fair, 2015 – present

Certifications and Licenses

  • VATL License to Practice by Board of Medicine in Commonwealth of Virginia
  • NATA Certification, December 1988 to present

Courses Taught

  • HE 201 First Aid
  • HE 202 Health and Safety
  • HE 301 Athletic Training
  • PEG 115 Fitness Conditioning and Weight Training
  • PEG 117 Jogging and Walking
  • CORE 201 Life Wellness