|Position:||Head Football Trainer|
|Alma Mater:||UCLA '02|
Anthony Venute joined the UCLA athletic training staff in May of 2005. A UCLA graduate, he is set to begin his eleventh season working with Bruin football and his seventh as the head athletic trainer for the team.
While his duties at UCLA have been primarily with the football team, Anthony has also worked with the women’s water polo team and the women’s golf program. He was a student athletic trainer at UCLA as an undergraduate while pursuing his degree in Physiological Science and assisted with the football and softball teams from 1999-2001.
Venute earned his Masters degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Athletic Training from Michigan State, where he served as a graduate assistant from 2002-04 on the athletic training staff for the sports of football and baseball. He then went on to perform an internship with the Buffalo Bills training staff during the 2004-05 NFL season. Venute gained additional NFL experience during the summer of 2001 when he was an intern on the training staff of the Cleveland Browns.
Venute has been NATA (National Athletic Trainers’ Association) certified since 2002.