Coach Bio

Laura Ramus
College - Wayne State (MI)
Laura Ramus returns for her third season with the New York Liberty, serving as Director of Player Performance. Ramus, PT, ATC received a BS in Physical Therapy from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan in 1987.

Ramus then completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine through the University of North Carolina and Health South Rehabilitation Corporation, receiving her certification as an Athletic Trainer in 1990. During this fellowship she trained under prominent orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews.

Ramus possesses over 25 years of experience treating orthopedic / sports medicine injuries in professional, collegiate, high school and amateur athletes. She was an Athletic Trainer for both the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta and the 1994 United States Paralympic swim team.

Ramus spent 12 seasons as Head Athletic Trainer and Strength & Conditioning Coach for the WNBA Detroit Shock where the team captured three WNBA Championships. She has worked for the Detroit Medical Center Sports Performance Academy, where some of her athletes included NFL, NHL and Major League Baseball players. She is also the founder and president of Girls Can JUMP, Inc., a company dedicated to reducing ACL injuries in female athletes.


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