Welcome to the UNCW Athletic Training Department

2012-13 Staff

Scott Hill
MSEd, LAT, ACT
Director of Sports Medicine

Julie Francis

Head Women's Athletic Trainer
Aldo Plata
MA, LAT, ATC

Head Men's Athletic Trainer

Stacy Downar Assistant Athletic Trainer
Katelyn Clark Assistant Athletic Trainer
Alex McDaniel Assistant Athletic Trainer

Office of Student-Athlete Insurance

Sports Medicine Downloadable Forms for Student-Athletes

**All forms must be submitted by August 1st**    

NEW student-athletes (including first year and transfer) click here for forms

RETURNING student-athletes click here for forms

  1. All forms must be fully completed, including addresses and signatures. Student-athletes will not be allowed to participate until forms are complete.
  2. Parents or guardians must sign designated forms regardless of the student-athlete’s age.
  3. Physical exam form must be signed by the examining physician.
  4. Please send Immunizations Form to the Sports Medicine office with all other paperwork. The office will then forward your form to Health Services.

Please bring all forms with you to your orientation visit.
If you have any questions, contact the Sports Medicine Office at (910) 962-3584

All student-athletes are required to have personal health insurance throughout the academic year, from August-June, each year they compete as a student-athlete for UNCW. This includes all current student-athletes, first-year student-athletes, and transfers.

About the UNCW Athletic Training Facilities

  The Almkuist-Nixon Sports Medicine Complex and George Diab Sports Medicine Center provide outstanding care for UNCW’s 350 student-athletes. The two facilities are designed to keep the Seahawks in top physical condition.
   Included in the impressive Almkuist-Nixon complex is an athletic training room, examination room, technology-equipped classroom, coaching offices and locker rooms for men’s soccer, women’s soccer and softball.
   The 2,600-square-foot athletic training room is equipped with the latest electrical modalities and equipment. The hydrotherapy room has two plunge pools (hot and cold) as well a therapy pool with a treadmill built into the bottom (Hydroworx 500 series pool).
   Also available is a full line of Life Fitness cardio equipment, including a stair master, lifecycle, treadmill, elliptical machine, a Life Fitness dual adjustable pulley machine and Magnum Fitness combo leg extension/curl and multi-hip machines.
   UNCW’s student-athletes also benefit from the 1,732-square-foot George Diab Sports Medicine Center, a training facility opened in 1993 and named for longtime benefactors George and Kitty Diab.
   UNCW’s student-athletes receive care from a staff of six certified licensed athletic trainers and approximately 25 athletic training students.

Sports Medicine Policies and Procedures