Dec. 5, 2004
Mark Boatright, M.A.T., ATC-L
Mark started his tenure at NCSU as assistant football athletic trainer in 1987, moved to head football trainer from 1989 until 1996. Mark serviced as adjunct professor in Structural and Mechanical Kinesiology at North Carolina Central University from 1998-99. He became the rehabilitation coordinator overseeing long-term rehabilitation in 1997. Mark has experience in high school, professional football and college athletics since 1985. As the rehabilitation coordinator at NCSU, Mark has developed rehabilitation functional progression protocols while researching current concepts in athletic training.
Brian Dallas, ATC-L
Brian is a graduate assistant athletic trainer at NCSU. He works with the Wolfpack wrestling team while pursuing a Masters degree in education. He has a degree in kinesiology with an emphasis in athletic training from California State University in Fresno. A member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, he became a certified athletic trainer in 2003. Brian worked with the Fresno Frenzy (Arena 2) football team prior to joining the Wolfpack.
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. He has been on the editorial board for the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, is a contributing editor for Sports Medicine in Primary Care, and for the past four years has been a regular contributor to the American College of Sports Medicine's Fit Society Page. 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 Committee and a member of the North Carolina Medical Society's Sports Medicine Committee.