Athletic Training


Head Athletic Trainer:  Dan Newman

The Union Redskin Athletic Training Department, led by Dan Newman MS, ATC, LAT, is committed to providing the highest standard of sports medicine care to all of our student-athletes. This includes education, prevention, evaluation, recognition, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses associated with athletic participation.

The Union Athletic Staff, including Assistant Athletic Trainer Koby Smith ATC, ATC and Assistant Athletic Trainer Meagan DeShane ATC, LAT staff works under the direction of Team Physician Dr. Ryan Pitts of Eastern Oklahoma Orthopedic Center.

Dan and the Athletic Training staff are committed to care, prevention and rehabilitation of athletic injuries, emergency situations, attending practices and home and away events. Union student-athletes receive top-notch care from a centralized athletic training clinic which has state-of-the-art therapeutic modalities and rehabilitation equipment to give student-athletes the best care available.

Union Athletics also support a student athletic training aide program which students have the opportunity to work with baseball and the other athletic activities throughout the Union Athletic Department.