Sean Boland is the new athletic trainer for the Georgia baseball program.
ATHENS-----Sean Boland, who spent the past six seasons working with the Troy baseball program as the athletic trainer, has been hired for the same position with the Bulldogs, Georgia head coach Scott Stricklin announced Friday.
Boland received his undergraduate degree from Valdosta State in athletic training and sports medicine in 2008. He joined the Troy staff in the fall of 2008 as a graduate assistant and was promoted to assistant athletic trainer upon his graduation with a master's in sports and fitness management-human performance in 2010. He is MS/LAT/ATC certified.
He served as an adjunct faculty member at Troy, teaching classes in the athletic training education department. He spent time as an outreach athletic trainer for Champion Sports Medicine covering Pike Liberal Arts School. Also, his experience includes serving as a Professional Baseball Athletic Trainer Society intern for the Atlanta Braves in 2008 and took part in a pair of summer internships with the Augusta Greenjackets, the Single-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants.
Boland is married to the former Kellis Johnson from High Falls, Ga. The couple has one son, Caleb (3), and is expecting their second child in February.
Boland follows long-time athletic trainer Mike Dillon, who retired after working the last 14 years with the Bulldog baseball program.