University of Connecticut, Ph.D., 2005
Old Dominion University, M.S.Ed., 2002
University of Connecticut, B.S., 2000
Areas of Expertise:
Professional and Organizational Socialization
Work and Life Balance
Dr. Mazerolle is an assistant professor, and director of the CAATE accredited undergraduate program at the University of Connecticut. Over the last 9 years she has published more than 50 peer-reviewed articles on subjects related to work-life balance, professional commitment and retention, and professional socialization. Her work has focused on determining factors that contribute to work-life conflict for the athletic trainer working in a variety of settings as well as strategies that can minimize the negative impact of those conflicts. Dr. Mazerolle’s research efforts have also included gaining an appreciation of the complex and dynamic process on how an athletic trainer gains understanding of their varied roles within the profession as a means to facilitate improved role inductance and continuance.
She is the lead author on the NATA’s position statement on work-life balance in athletic training, which is currently being written for publication. She is a section editor for the Journal of Athletic Training, serves on the NATAREF scholarship committee, and NATAREF free communication committee. She recently joined the NATA’s research mentor program to help coordinate the program and facilitate mentor-mentee relationships.
Dr. Mazerolle earned her bachelor’s degree in athletic training from the University of Connecticut, in 2000; her master’s degree in athletic training from the Old Dominion University in 2002; and her doctorate in kinesiology and sports management from the University of Connecticut in 2005.
A Comparison of Organizational Infrastructure on the Quality of Life of the Athletic Trainer
An Examination of Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer Experiences
A Longitudinal Examination of Work-Life Balance Over a Yearlong Period
Implementing Health and Safety Policies for the High School Student Athlete: A Leadership Perspective
Mazerolle SM, Eason CM, Ferraro EM, Goodman A. Career and Family Aspirations of Female Athletic Trainers Employed in the NCAA Division I setting. J Athl Train. 2015; 50(2):170-177.
Bowman TG, Hertel J, Mazerolle SM, Dodge TD, Wathington HD. Program directors’ perceptions of undergraduate athletic training student retention. J Athl Train. 2015; 50(2):178-184.
Mazerolle SM, Goodman A, Pitney WA. Achieving work-life balance in the National Athletic Association Division I setting, Part I: The Role of the head athletic trainer. J Athl Train. 2015; 50(1):82-88.
Goodman A, Mazerolle SM, Pitney WA. Achieving work-life balance at the Division I clinical setting, Part II: Perspectives from head athletic trainers. J Athl Train. 2015; 50(1):89-94.
Mazerolle SM, Burton LJ. The experiences of female head athletic trainers in the role of the Head Athletic Trainer. J of Athl Train. 2015; 50(1):71-81.
Dann CC, Mazerolle SM, Areni G. Examining the Impact of a Dorsal Calcaneocuboid Sprain on Cuboid Syndrome and Exploring Individual Treatment: A Case Review. Athl Train Sport Health Care. 2015; 7(1):1-5).
Mazerolle SM, Eason CM. Impact of Various Collegiate Settings on Athletic Trainers’ Definition of Professional Commitment. The Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice. October 2014 (12):4.
Schilling J, Pitney WA, Mazerolle SM. The Experiences of Athletic Trainers in working the Industrial Work Setting. IJATT. 2014; 19(3): 20-25.
Mazerolle SM, Bowman TG, Benes SS. Defining the engaging learning experience from the athletic training student perspective. Athl Train Educ J. 2014;9(4):182–189.
Benes SS, Mazerolle SM, Bowman TG. The impact of clinical experiences from athletic training student and preceptor perspectives. Athl Train Educ J. 2014:9(4):156–165.
Benes SS, Mazerolle SM. Factors influencing athletic training students’ perceptions of the athletic training profession and career choice. Athl Train Educ J. 2014:9(3):104–112.
Weuve C, Pitney WA, Martin M, Mazerolle SM. Experiences of workplace bullying among athletic trainers in the collegiate setting. J Athl Train. 2014 49(5):696-705.
Weuve C, Pitney WA, Mazerolle SM, Martin M. Perceptions of workplace bullying among athletic trainers in the collegiate setting. J Athl Train. 2014 49(5):706-718.
Eason, CM, Mazerolle SM, Goodman A. Motherhood and Work-Life Balance in the Division I Setting: Impact of Mentors on the Female Athletic Trainer. J Athl Train. 2014;49(4):532–539.
Nominee, Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health, 2014
Finalist, NATA Young Investigator Award, 2011, 2012, 2013
Finalist, NATA Young Professional of the Year, 2013
Recipient, The Thomas J. Pike Athletic Training Alumni Award, 2011
Excellence in Teaching, Recognition from the Dean of the Neag School of Education, Spring 2005, Fall 2004, Fall 2008; Spring and Fall 2009; Spring 2010
Medical and Science Advisory Board Member, Korey Stringer Institute
Associate Editor, Journal of Athletic Training
Associate Editor, International Journal of Athletic Training and Therapy
Reviewer, NATA REF Free Communications Member
Committee Member, NATA REF Scholarship
Chair, NATA Position Statement on Work-Life Balance