Bree Scarbrough - UMR PRO - Beach Volleyball
Bree Scarbrough is a professional beach volleyball player and a Doctor of Physical Therapy hailing from South Florida. Scarbrough, originally from Sarasota, Florida, played indoor volleyball through her high school and collegiate years and then began pursuing professional beach volleyball during the spring of her senior undergraduate year. Bree maintained playing professionally through her doctoral program at the University of South Florida and continues to play beach volleyball on the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) and Fédération Internationale de Volleyball, (FIVB) tours.
Scarbrough attended undergraduate schooling at American University (AU) and later transferred to the University of South Florida (USF) where she graduated with her bachelor of science in Biomedical Sciences in 2015. Some of her collegiate accolades include Team Captain, Division I Sweet 16, AVCA Team Academic Award, Patriot League Champions (x2), and Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (x2). During her doctoral program, Bree earned the USF SPTRS CORA Scholarship for two semesters. She graduated in December 2018 and was hired in December 2018 as a PRN/ Pool Therapist at Tampa General Hospital (TGH) where she continues to work today.
As a collegiate and professional beach volleyball player and a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Bree has extensive knowledge and passion for sports performance training, recovery, and injury prevention. Bree transitions to full-time as an acute care Physical Therapist at TGH in August 2020, where she specializes in joint replacement, orthopedic, neurological, cardiac, oncology, and poly-trauma rehabilitation. Bree has had clinical experience in acute care, inpatient, and outpatient rehabilitation in the following areas: pediatric, neurological, orthopedic, and cardiovascular. Bree also has clinical experience in pediatric intensive care rehabilitation.