May 4, 2005
Larry Bowman, M.D.
Dr. Bowman has been the Team Orthopaedic Surgeon for Clemson University since 1988. After graduating from Western University he obtained a masters degree in bioengineering from Clemson. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Penn State after medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina. He is board certified and a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of The Arthroscopy Association of North America, The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and The South Carolina Medical Aspects of Sports Committee.
David Helms, CCS
David Helms is in his first year with the Tigers serving as a Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach after serving the department for three years as a graduate assistant. Helms designs and implements strength and conditioning programs for baseball and golf. He assists with the football strength, speed and conditioning program. He is also coordinator for the Clemson Strength & Conditioning Power Station. Helms started his career as a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at The University of South Carolina for a year and a half before moving on to The University of Arkansas, where he spent a year and a half. At both schools he worked with football and was in charge of the men's and women's swimming and diving strength and conditioning programs, also the men's golf team and the cheerleading squads. Before coming to Clemson, Helms was the Strength and Conditioning coach at Myrtle Beach High School, where he also coached football.
Danny Poole, MA, ATC
Danny is the Director of Sports Medicine and Head Athletic Trainer at Clemson University. He has been a Certified member of the National Athletic Trainers Association since 1979. His undergraduate Degree is From Western Carolina University, and he received his Masters from the University of Memphis.
Bryan W. Smith, M.D., Ph.D., FAAP
Bryan is the medical consultant for the Atlantic Coast Conference and the editor of the ACC Sports Sciences website. Prior to his duties for the ACC, Dr. Smith was the Head Team Physician at the University of North Carolina for nearly ten years. He has authored approximately fifty scholarly articles and given more than sixty -five invited scholarly lectures. A pediatrician with a doctorate in exercise physiology, Dr. Smith is a member of the American Board of Pediatrics, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, and a charter member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. He has served as the medical consultant to the NCAA Football Rules Committee, served on the NCAA Baseball Research Panel, and has been a past chairman of the NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports. Currently, Dr. Smith is a member of the United States Lacrosse Sports Science and Safety Committee and a member of the North Carolina Medical Society's Sports Medicine Committee.
Robbie Stewart, ATC
Robbie Stewart has been an assistant athletic trainer at Clemson University for 4 years. He assists with coverage of the Clemson University Football Team. Robbie is also the athletic trainer responsible for the Clemson University golf team. He is married to the former Lindsay Henderson, of Covington, LA, they have one son, Griffin. Robbie is an avid golfer (in his vast amount of spare time) and enjoys landscaping in his yard.