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Joni Maddox, DAT, ATC
Athletic Trainer/Assistant Professor/Clinical Education Coordinator

Joni Maddox, DAT, ATCJoni Maddox is in her tenth year as an Athletic Trainer at the University of West Alabama.  She is an Assistant Professor and also currently the Clinical Education Coordinator for the undergraduate and graduate Athletic Training Programs.  Her primary sport responsibility is with the Men's Basketball program.  She also teaches several courses in both Athletic Training Programs.

Joni received her B.S. in Athletic Training from the University of West Alabama in 2007.  Upon graduation from UWA, she completed a graduate assistantship at Alabama A&M University while earning her M.S. in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Rehabilitation Counseling.  Following the completion of her graduate assistantship, Joni took a position with Pro Impact Physical Therapy & Sports Performance in Montgomery, AL where she was assigned to Huntingdon College.  During her time there, she served as the Co-Head Athletic Trainer for 2 years followed by being named the Head Athletic Trainer in July 2012.  As the Co-Head Athletic Trainer she was primarily responsible for the coverage of menís and womenís soccer, volleyball, womenís basketball, menís and womenís tennis, and baseball.  As the Head Athletic Trainer her primary sport coverage consisted of volleyball, womenís basketball, and baseball while providing assistance to other sports as needed.  While at Huntingdon College she also served as a preceptor to the students in the Athletic Training Program.

Joni completed her Doctorate of Athletic Training from A.T. Still University in June 2018. She is looking forward to another year at the University of West Alabama working with the athletic training students and sports teams.  Joni currently resides in Livingston with her husband, Troy Maddox, UWA Director of Campus Recreation, and their son Braden.  

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Livingston, AL  35470
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