Anna Randa enters her eighth year as the certified athletic trainer for the Georgia gymnastics team, but has been involved with UGA Sports Medicine since 2002.
Prior to her medical coverage of the Gym Dogs, she worked with the track and field, volleyball and football teams. Her primary responsibility is the day-to-day prevention, assessment and rehabilitation of injuries or illnesses that affect the gymnasts.
She also has several adjunct roles within her department, such as the clinical instruction of athletic training students. She completed her master's degree in Sport Management at Georgia in May 2005.
During her graduate studies, Randa also trained to become a Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate.
Prior to her time at Georgia, she attended Valdosta State University where she received her bachelor's degree in athletic training/sports medicine in May 2002. Following her education at VSU, she became certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association and licensed by the Georgia Board of Athletic Trainers to practice in the field of Sports Medicine.
Originally from Albany, Ga., she and her husband Jeff reside in Athens. They have two daughters, Skylar Phyllis, born July 14, 2008, and Sadie Leigh, born June 26, 2010.