27 years in the University of West Alabama Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
program, Brad Montgomery has advanced from Graduate Assistant to his current
position as Head Athletic Trainer in 1998, with stops at Assistant and Associate
Athletic Trainer along the way.
He is a 1989 graduate of the University of
North Alabama with a B.S. in Physical Education and Biology, later earning
an M.A.T. in Physical Education from UWA in 1992.
The Florence, AL native and Wilson High
School alumnus is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers’
Association and a licensed athletic trainer by the state of Alabama.
Montgomery also serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of
Physical Education and Athletic Training as well as a Preceptor in the CAATE
accredited athletic training program.
In addition to his numerous academic and
professional achievements, Montgomery is currently the Chairman of the
Alabama Board of Athletic Trainers, and a member of the NATA Annual
Symposium Course Planning Committee; after having completed terms as the
President of the Alabama Athletic Trainers’ Association, a member of the
Alabama Board of Athletic Trainers, and a member of the Southeast Athletic
Trainers’ Executive Board. Additionally, he received the 2008 National
Athletic Trainers’ Association Athletic Trainer Service Award, the 2007
Award of Merit, the highest honor presented by the Alabama Athletic
Trainers’ Association, after previously receiving the award in 2003. In
2016, Montgomery was inducted into the UWA Athletics Hall of Fame after
being inducted into the Alabama Athletic Trainers’ Association Hall of Fame
in 2015. Montgomery was presented with the 2007 SEATA Executive Board
Leadership and Contribution Award and was given the Alabama Board of
Athletic Trainers Service Award for the years of 2003-2006. He has also
been named to the “Outstanding Young Men of America” four times
(1996-1999). Montgomery has also been selected to provide several
professional presentations for the National Athletic Trainers’ Association,
Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association, Alabama Athletic Trainers’
Association, Mississippi Athletic Trainers’ Association, and several private
rehabilitation companies. He has also served as a case study discussant at
the NATA Annual Convention on multiple occasions. He worked annually on the
athletic training staff of the Blue-Gray All-Star Football Classic in
Montgomery, AL from 1983-1992.
Montgomery is married to former Janet
Koenig, Academic Coordinator for Athletics/ Associate Athletic Director/
Senior Women’s Administrator at UWA. They have one son, Brock 22, who will
be a senior member of the UWA Baseball team; and one daughter, Jade 20, a
junior at UWA.
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