Kathy is a licensed and certified athletic trainer, who has been in the profession for over thirty years. She has extensive experience in the treatment and rehabilitation of high school, collegiate, and professional athletes. Kathy is a leader in the profession of athletic training, serving in various capacities at the state, district and national levels including President of District VI of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. She also served as Chair of the Clinical and Emerging Practices Athletic Trainers’ Committee for the NATA, as well as serving on other NATA committees. Kathy was inducted into the very prestigious SWATA Hall of Fame in July 2007, only the second female to be so recognized at that time. She has also been recognized by the NATA as an Athletic Trainer Service Award recipient, and was named as a 2007 recipient of the NATA Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer award. Kathy recently finished serving on the Board of Directors of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association as the District Director of District VI and as Secretary/Treasurer of the NATA. Active in the Denton community, Kathy serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Denton Sports Commission, and provides athletic training coverage to numerous athletes in Denton and the surrounding areas. Kathy has also been active in various Olympic organizations as an athletic trainer, including USA Gymnastics and USA Volleyball. As a Wellness Member of USA Gymnastics, Kathy is recognized as a specialist in the treatment of gymnastics injuries. Kathy has served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of North Texas in the Kinesiology Department. Kathy earned her doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of North Texas in May 2007. Kathy is an avid golfer, who is Titleist Performance Institute Certified.