Greg Gardner, Ed.D., A.T.C.

Greg Gardner

Associate Director of the School of Nursing for Athletic Training and Exercise and Sports ScienceChapman Hall 354

I obtained a BS degree from the University of Wyoming in 1984 plus MS degree from the University of Arizona in 1985. Became a certified athletic trainer in 1985 and have been active in the field of athletic training since that date and am very involved in athletic training education. I am a CAATE site visitor and completed approximately 18 site visits. I have served as member of the Joint Review Committee on Athletic Training whose charge was to make accreditation recommendations to CAAHEP, the accrediting agency for athletic training. Was also a founding member of the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education when it assumed the role previously played by the JRC-AT. Elected to my current role of President of the CAATE in November of 2007 and took office in August of 2008.

Education and Degrees Earned

  • Ed.D. - The University of Southern Mississippi, 1995
  • MS - Exercise Science - The University of Arizona, 1985
  • BS - Physical Education - The University of Wyomina, 1984

Areas of Academic Specialty

  • Biomechanics 4713
  • Legal Aspects of Athletic Training 4053

Areas of Research Focus

  • Clinical Education

Previous Teaching Experience

  • Howard Payne University
  • The University of Southern Mississippi

Professional Affiliations

  • National Athletic Trainers Association
  • MidAmerican Athletic Trainers Association
  • Oklahoma Athletic Trainers Association