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Mike Dillon
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Associate Director

Mike Dillon, ATC, CSCS
mdillon@sports.uga.edu

Mike Dillon was named Associate Director of Sports Medicine in June 2011 after serving as an associate athletic trainer since 1997. His responsibilities include care, prevention, and rehabilitation for the UGA baseball team. Mike is also responsible for purchasing and inventory control and computer technology for the sports medicine department.

Mike was named Head Basketball Athletic Trainer in 1987 after serving as Head Athletic Trainer, baseball coach, and physical science teacher at Chapin High School, Chapin, SC. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina, and his Master of Arts at the University of Alabama. He is the past president of the South Carolina Athletic Trainers Association and the Georgia Athletic Trainers Association. His experience also includes working at the United States Olympic-Training center in Colorado Springs and as an athletic trainer for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games.

Mike is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist, instructor in first aid and CPR, and an athletic training and emergency care instructor, and an EMT - intermediate. Mike also serves as an adjunct instructor in the Department of Exercise Science. He received the Southeast Athletic Trainers Association Backbone award in March 1998. Mike has co - authored numerous journal articles and published book chapters. Mike has also lectured throughout the US and Japan. Mike is also a guest reviewer for the Journal of Athletic training in the areas of emergency medicine and rehabilitation. Mike is married to the former Ouida Moore from Cheraw, SC and they have one daughter Hannah Jean. Mike completed his first marathon in January of 2004 and is an avid jogger.

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