Diana Priestman came to Harvard in summer 2010, following five years as an assistant athletic trainer at Marist. She coordinates care for Harvard's women's basketball and the Harvard men’s swim and dive programs. She serves as Program Director for the Transition to Practice program for newly credentialed Athletic Trainers, is an adjunct professor in the School of Health Sciences at Lasell College, and a preceptor for the athletic training education programs at Lasell College and Salem State University.
At Marist, Diana worked most closely with the men's lacrosse and women's soccer teams, while assisting in coverage of the department's other 21 NCAA Division I sports. Among various other duties, she instructed in the athletic training education program.
Diana earned her Doctor of Athletic Training degree from A.T. Still University in June of 2019. She completed a Master of Science Education in Athletic Training at Old Dominion University, while working as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer at Christopher Newport from 2003-05. She assisted with football coverage at CNU, while also working with the baseball, men's and women's indoor track and field, men's and women's tennis and women's basketball teams at various points in her tenure.
Priestman earned a bachelor's degree in athletic training from Springfield College in 2003.