Joined AU Staff:
Responsibility: Oversees rehabilitation at Plainsman Park Physical Therapy. Experience: Director of the Health-South Physical Therapy Clinic at Auburn from 1998 until accepting current position. Served on the medical staff (track and field) for the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games. Director and Chief Physical Therapist at Northside Hospital in Johnson City, Tenn. An assistant athletic trainer for football, basketball and baseball at The Citadel (Charleston, S.C.). Was a graduate assistant athletic trainer for football and track at Auburn.
Personal Information: Born July 10, 1962, in Bluff City, Tenn. Married to the former Kelly Ladye of Columbus, Ga. Has one daughter, Emily Michelle. Earned B.S. in physical education/sports medicine from East Tennessee State in 1984. Earned Masters in Education from Auburn in 1985. B.S. in physical therapy from Medical University (Charleston, S.C.) in 1988. Is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers Association. Current member of the American Physical Therapy Association and Alabama Athletic Trainers Association. Founding member of Mountain Empire Sports Medicine Society. Board appointed committee member to advocate working relationships between physical therapists and athletic trainers in 1992 in Nashville, Tenn.