Jumpei Harada joined the Columbia training staff in July 2007 as an assistant athletic trainer and works with football, lacrosse and women's swimming.
Harada came to Morningside Heights from Pennsylvania State University, where he served as an assistant athletic trainer, working with football for three years. During this time, the Nittany Lions attended two bowl games (FedEx Orange Bowl and Outback Bowl).
Previously, Harada also worked as an athletic training intern with the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2004, and as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at the University of Florida for two years.
From 2001 to 2002, he was the head athletic trainer for Japan's Women's National FID Basketball team, which participated in the World FID Basketball Tournament in Portugal.
Harada graduated from the University of Alabama in 2000 with a bachelor's degree in human environmental science with an athletic training certification. In 2004, Harada also received a master's degree in health and human performance with a focus in athletic training and sports medicine from the University of Florida.