• BASKETBALL SPORTS MEDICINE

    The mission of the Georgia Tech Sports Medicine Department is to provide comprehensive health care to the student athletes of Georgia Tech. This is accomplished through education and prevention, evaluation, and rehabilitation of all athletic related injuries. The department will maintain a high level of ethical and professional standards to insure the student athlete receives the highest level of healthcare.

    The vision of the Georgia Tech Sports Medicine Department is to continue to grow, through research, education, and a commitment to excellence in order to provide the best possible health care to our student-athletes.

      • THE GEORGIA TECH SPORTS MEDICINE STAFF NUMBERS NEARLY 40 PEOPLE, INCLUDING 14 DOCTORS, SEVEN STAFF ATHLETIC TRAINERS AND TWO PHYSICAL THERAPISTS.
      • WE HAVE SEVEN ATHLETIC TRAINING ROOMS TO CARE FOR OUR STUDENT-ATHLETES.
      • OUR CHIROPRACTOR IS THE ONLY THREE-TIME FOOTBALL ALL-AMERICAN IN GT HISTORY.
      • OUR HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER, JAY SHOOP, IS IN THREE HALLS OF FAME (EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY, SOUTHEAST ATHLETIC TRAINERS’ ASSOCIATION, GEORGIA ATHLETIC TRAINERS’ ASSOCIATION)
    • OUR SPORTS MEDICINE CLINIC HAS TREATED PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES (INCLUDING TWO ALL-STARS AND A GOLD GLOVE WINNER), OLYMPIANS, A FORMER PRESIDENT, A NOBLE PEACE PRIZE WINNER, ACTORS, AND MANY OTHERS.

    RICHARD STEWART

    ASSISTANT ATHLETIC TRAINER (MEN’S BASKETBALL)

    Stewart assumed the role of men’s basketball athletic trainer for the Jackets in August 2007. He also oversees the care for the men’s and women’s swimming team. Stewart came to Georgia Tech from Virginia Tech, where he was an assistant athletic trainer for football as well as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for football and men’s soccer before working for the Hokies full-time. During his time at Virginia Tech, Stewart also served as assistant athletic trainer for Cologne Centurions of NFL Europe.