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Sally Mays
Staff Athletic Trainer
Sports Medicine

Mays has served as one of the staff athletic trainers for Stallings-Evans Sports Medicine Center, which provides sports medicine services for twenty four varsity sports, since 1997. She is the Head Athletic Trainer for wrestling, volleyball and men's and women's tennis. She also provides care to patients in the Physical Therapy/Athletic Training Clinic at Campus Health Services.

Sally received a bachelor's degree in secondary education and athletic training from Washington State University in 1986. She then received a master's degree in athletic training from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1989. For five years she was the Head Athletic Trainer and Strength and Conditioning Coach for the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. She also taught athletic training classes and supervised undergraduate athletic trainers in an internship program.

In 1994 she accepted a position as the Director of Athletic Training and Performance Enhancement for the University of Minnesota overseeing a staff of five athletic trainers, twenty five undergraduate students and three strength and conditioning coaches while coordinating and instructing the undergraduate athletic training internship program. Sally joins her co-workers in presenting and speaking nationally on a variety of topics, primarily rehabilitation and preventative health care programs that are athletic performance based. In 1996 she was named to the United States Olympic Team Medical Staff working with USA Volleyball in Atlanta, Georgia. She has also worked the US Olympic Festival in 1995 with USA Basketball and US World's Figure Skating Championships in 1998.

Sally is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association and the National Strength and Conditioning Association. She is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and Massage Therapist.