Courtesy: UGA Sports Communications
Dean Crowell joined the UGA athletic training staff in July 2007. Dean came to Georgia from the University of North Carolina, where he served as a Staff Athletic Trainer from 2003 to 2007. Dean is a 1997 graduate of Rutgers University, where he earned a B.S. in exercise science, while serving as an undergraduate athletic training student. He also completed a Master’s of Arts degree in Athletic Training from the University of North Carolina in 2000. Dean serves as a clinical instructor for the UGA Undergraduate Athletic Training Program, has been a co-author of research published in the area of sport concussion, and is the Southeastern representative on the College University Athletic Trainers Committee for the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA). He also was selected this past year to serve as the NATA liasion to the NCAA Football Rules Committee. Dean has been an NATA-BOC certified athletic trainer since 1997, is a licensed athletic trainer by the Georgia State Board of Medical Examiners, and is a nationally registered EMT-basic. He and his wife, Cathy, an Assistant Professor in the Kinesiology Department at UGA, reside in Athens.