Evelyn Benitez
Evelyn Benitez
Title: Athletic Trainer
Phone: 323.265.8611
Email: benitee@lac.edu

Evelyn is a certified athletic trainer born and raised in the North-East area of Los Angeles. She played intercollegiate softball for two years at East Los Angeles College and from there transferred to California State University Fullerton where she earned and received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. Evelyn completed the Accredited Athletic Training Education Program during the Fall of 2007 and since has been fortunate to work at various junior college settings; Rio Hondo College, Los Angeles Mission College, and currently is a full time member of East Los Angeles College Athletics.

In addition, Evelyn has seven years of work experience with performing arts individuals through summer camps and National competitions with United Spirit Association (USA). During the winter of 2008-2009 Evelyn was selected to travel with USA All-Star High School cheerleaders and dancers as athletic trainer/first-aid responder for a week in London, England. She supervised and provided first-aid for the participants at the New Year's London Parade. Also, recently Evelyn traveled to Oahu, Hawaii to work at the 2012 Pro-Bowl game half time show.

"I feel blessed to have the opportunity to give back to East Los Angeles College and my profession by sharing knowledge, assisting student-athletes, and continuing my Husky pride."