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Athletic Training

The Sports Medicine program at Sam Houston State University seeks to provide the finest preventative education, medical care and physical rehabilitation possible for all Bearkat student-athletes.

Head athletic trainer Hope Parker administers all areas of training and conditioning to enhance athletic performance and injury prevention for each of Sam Houston State's 17 intercollegiate sports. The sports medicine staff provides the best in care for Bearkat student-athletes while providing a hands-on educational program for athletic training students.

The sports medicine program is housed in three modern training rooms, one each in the Ron Mafrige Field House at Elliott T. Bowers Stadium, the baseball/softball field house at Don Sanders Stadium and the training facility in Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.

The training rooms have the staff and facilities to accomodate several student-athletes at once with a wide range of equipment capable of meeting the needs to treat almost any injury.

Sam Houston State student-athletes also have access to the expertise of a group of outstanding area doctors and medical specialists.


 Hope Parker
Athletic Trainer

 Chie Koizumi
Athletic Trainer

 Amy Van Horn
Athletic Trainer

Steven Reynolds
Athletic Trainer


Donna Brinegar
Student Assistant





 Britanny Gilliard
Student Assistant

 Dante Johnson
Student Assistant




Joey Stewart
Student Assistant

Tiana Thompson
Student Assistant









Sam Houston boasts three quality sports medicine facilities, one each in the Ron Mafrige Field House at Bowers Stadium, the baseball /softball facility at Don Sanders Stadium and inside Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.

All scholarship freshman and transfers must have a physical exam down with Sam Houston State team doctors. Examinations are available during orientation times. All walk-on athletes (including invited walk-ons) are responsible for taking care of their own physical exam prior to try-outs for all sports
Sam Houston State Athletics Physical Examination Form

Sam Houston State Athletic Training Policies
•  Concussion Policy
•  Lightning Emergency Action Plan
•  Non-prescription Drugs Policy
•  Drug Policy
•  Pregnancy Policy


Injury/Illness Reporting Form SHSU Student-Trainer Application _
Sam Houston Athletic Medical Form  
Assumption of Risk Form  
Sickle Cell Waiver Form  
Release of Information Form  
 Medical Policies Form
 SHSU Athletic Trainers Association Constitution
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