Karissa Scherer joined Pepperdine's staff in July 2013 as an Assistant Athletic Trainer and works with the women's basketball, men's and women's cross country and women's tennis teams.
Prior to Pepperdine, Scherer was an athletic trainer at UCLA, where she provided medical coverage for the indoor and sand women's volleyball teams and the track and field team. Prior to UCLA, Scherer was an intern at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where she provided coverage for the women's basketball team.
Scherer is a 2009 graduate of Concordia University in Portland, Ore., with a bachelor's degree in health and exercise science. She also earned a master's degree in athletic training from California Baptist in 2011.