Susan Ives, a certified athletic trainer, joined the Goldwyn & Boyland team after graduating Summa Cum Laude from Onondaga Community College with a Physical Therapist Assistant A.A.S. degree. She was a Physical Therapist Assistant A.A.S. Curriculum Honor student during her studies. Susan Ives earned a Bachelor of Science in education at SUNY Cortland. She carried out a graduate assistantship at Cornell University for two years while getting her master's degree in sports medicine from Ithaca College in 1995. During her two-year assistantship at Cornell she worked with the women's soccer and gymnastics teams. Susan began her professional career in 1995 working for Sports Physical Therapy of New York in Syracuse as a certified athletic trainer in both clinical and high school settings. While working in Syracuse, she had the opportunity to work with area high school teams in a variety of sports including wrestling, football, hockey and lacrosse. She enjoyed the responsibilities that came with the split between outpatient rehabilitation in the clinic and sports medicine coverage at local high schools. In 1999 Susan was thrilled to return to work at Cornell University as the head athletic trainer of the women's gymnastics team, men's and women's swimming and diving teams, and aquatic therapy instructor. Four years were spent traveling with the women's gymnastics team including when the team competed in the USAG National Collegiate Championships.