Staff Athletic Trainer, Physical Therapist
Chris Hirth is a full time Physical Therapist at Campus Health Sports Medicine. Prior to this role, he served as the head athletic trainer for men’s basketball at Carolina for 5 years, and has worked with UNC since 1996. In his tenure at UNC, Hirth has worked with the swimming and diving teams, men’s soccer, gymnastics, women’s lacrosse and track and field squads. He was the athletic trainer for the 2001 Tar Heel men’s soccer team that won the NCAA championship.
Hirth earned his BS in physical therapy from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse in 1989 and a MS in human movement science from UNC in 1994.
Hirth is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association and the American Physical Therapy Association.
Hirth is a native of Milwaukee, Wis. He and his wife Anna, have a son, Blake.