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Carrie Rubertino Shearer
Staff Athletic Trainer
Physical Therapist
Sports Medicine

Carrie Rubertino Shearer joined UNC Sports Medicine in July of 2009 and is the head athletic trainer for Men's and Women's Track and Field. Carrie also serves as a physical therapist at the James Taylor Campus Health Service. Before joining the Tar Heels, Carrie spent four years at UCLA as an Associate Head Athletic Trainer, serving three years as the head men's basketball athletic trainer in addition to caring for the Women's Waterpolo National Championship team, the Women's Tennis National Championship team, Women's Volleyball and Softball. Additionally, she oversaw the rehabilitation of post-operative student-athletes and served on the athlete care committee.

Rubertino Shearer spent four seasons (2001-05) as an assistant athletic trainer and physical therapist at Santa Clara University. While at SCU, she served as the head athletic trainer for the women's soccer team that won the 2001 NCAA Championship. She also served as the head athletic trainer for the women's basketball and men's and women's tennis programs. In addition to her team responsibilities, Rubertino Shearer developed the disordered eating policy for the Broncos' athletic department and served on Santa Clara's committee for disordered eating.

During the 2000-01 campaign, Rubertino Shearer was an assistant athletic trainer and physical therapist at Stanford University, overseeing the rehabilitations of post-operative injuries and working with the men's and women's cross country and men's and women's track programs. Rubertino Shearer earned her master's degree in education at Auburn University in 2000. She earned her bachelor's degree in physical therapy at Ohio State University in 1998 while a student in the internship program for athletic training. She first became involved in sports medicine while attending Brecksville Broadview Hts High School outside of Cleveland, Ohio.

Carrie and her husband, John, have two children, Reagan and McKinley.