|Title:||Assistant Athletic Director, Sports Medicine|
|Office:||13 Alumni Arena|
Sue Rocque was named head athletic trainer at UB in January of 2001 following a national search. Rocque served as an assistant athletic trainer at UB for 13 years before taking over the head athletic trainer position. A native of Silver Creek, NY, she earned her bachelor’s degree in physical education from St. Bonaventure in 1981 before going on to earn a master’s degree in sports health from Texas Tech in 1984 while also serving as a graduate assistant athletic trainer. Prior to joining the UB staff, Rocque served as an athletic trainer at Fredonia for four years, one as an assistant and three as the head athletic trainer. In recognition of her commitment and dedication to UB’s student-athletes, Rocque was honored with the National Girls and Women in Sports Day Recognition Award in February of 1999. She is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, the Eastern Athletic Trainers Association, the New York State Athletic Trainers Association and the National Strength and Conditioning Association. During her professional career, she has worked at the Empire State Games, the World University Games, the New York State Special Olympics, the Pan American Games and the NCAA Swimming and Diving and Track and Field Championships. Rocque is also an instructor in the exercise science program at UB and an instructor for the American Red Cross.