Jill Hoffman enters her first year as a member of the Providence College Sports Medicine department in the fall of 2011 and works with the men's lacrosse program. She spent the previous three years as an assistant athletic trainer at Bryant University. Hoffman graduated cum laude in 2006 from King's College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Athletic Training. She went on to get her M.S. in Kinesiology in 2008 from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
Hoffman is licensed in Rhode Island, is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, and has been certified since 2006. She is also a certified Performance Enhancement Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
While at King's College, Hoffman was a member of the women's basketball team that went to the Sweet Sixteen in 2003. She received the PATS Best Poster Presentation Award in 2006 for a case study titled "Inexplicable Anterior Chest Pain in Collegiate Swimmer". She also had a poster presentation at the 2008 NATA National Convention titled "Unexplainable Lateral Malleolus Laceration Accompanying an Ankle Injury in a Collegiate Volleyball Player".
Hoffman, a native of Hadley, M.A., resides in Manville, R.I.