W&L PROMOTES JOSH WILLIAMSON TO ASSOCIATE TRAINER
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee athletic director Mike
Walsh has announced the promotion of Josh Williamson from Assistant Athletic
Trainer to Associate Athletic Trainer. Williamson moves to the position
after Heather Grant was promoted from Associate Athletic Trainer to Head
"Josh has made a wonderful contribution to our athletics
training staff and I am pleased to be able to offer him this promotion,"
said Walsh. "We are very proud of the professionalism and expertise
of all of our athletics trainers."
Williamson arrived at W&L last August after serving
as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at DePauw University during the
2003-04 school year. He also assisted the training staffs at Rose-Hulman
Institute of Technology (2001-03) and Indiana State University (2000-03),
where he earned both a bachelor of science (2003) and master of science
"I'm excited to be in a new position and I am very
much looking forward to the new year and the additional responsibilities
associated with the promotion," said Williamson. "I'm thankful
for the opportunity and anxious to get started."
Williamson is a member of the National Athletic Trainers
Association (NATA), Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers Association and the
Virginia Athletic Trainers Association. He is certified by the NATA,
the American Heart Association (CPR & First Aid) and the American
Sports Education Program.
"I am excited about Josh's promotion to the Associate
Athletic Trainer position," stated Grant. "He has been a hard
working and energetic member of the athletic training staff for the past
year and I look forward to the upcoming school year with him in this new
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