Diana Priestman came to Harvard in summer 2010, following five years as an assistant athletic trainer at Marist. She coordinates care for Harvard's men's soccer and women's lacrosse squads.
At Marist, Priestman worked most closely with the men's lacrosse and women's soccer teams, while assisting in coverage of the department's other 21 NCAA Division I sports. Among various other duties, she constructed a new concusson protocol and served as an approved clinical instructor for undergraduates.
Concurrent to her athletic training responsibilities at Marist, Priestman served as a course instructor and then as an adjunct instructor. She taught the following courses: Practicum I, II, III and IV; Responding to Emergencies; Sports Safety Training and CPR for the Professional Rescuer.
Priestman worked as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Christopher Newport from 2003-05, while earning a master's degree in athletic training from Old Dominion University. She assisted with football coverage at CNU, while also working with the baseball, men's and women's indoor track and field, men's and women's tennis and women's basketball teams at various points in her tenure.
Priestman earned a bachelor's degree in athletic training from Springfield College in 2003. She has worked as an athletic trainer at summer lacrosse camps in western Massachusetts since 2002.