Skylar Kempel is entering his 1st year as a member of the SMU Sports Medicine Staff. As an Assistaint Athletic Trainer, Skylar is responsible for the healthcare of the Women's Soccer and Swimming & Diving teams on campus.
Before coming to the Hilltop, Skylar earned his Masters of Science degree in Sport Management from the University of Tennessee while serving as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for a Tennessee Men's & Women's Swimming & Diving program that accomplished a 16th and 3rd place showing respectively at the 2013 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships. In 2011, he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from the University of Illinois.
Skylar is originally from Lena, Illinois. He currently resides in Dallas.