Vince Blankenship is in his third year as an assistant athletic trainer and physical therapist at West Virginia, working primarily with the Mountaineer football and golf programs.
Blankenship assists with the day-to-day care, rehabilitation and prevention of athletic injuries for the football program. He also oversees long-term rehabilitation with all other WVU sports on campus and has duties as an instructor in the WVU athletic training education program.
Prior to coming to WVU, he worked with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Detroit Lions and the University of Georgia football programs. While receiving his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Georgia Regents University, Blankenship worked as a part-time athletic trainer for University Hospital and Georgia Regents University, covering both high school and collegiate sports.
Blankenship earned his bachelor’s degree in exercise and sports science with an athletic training emphasis at Georgia in 2009, and his doctor of physical therapy at Georgia Regents University in 2013.
He and his wife, Idania, reside in Morgantown.