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Warren Young
Warren Young

Position:
Associate Athletic Trainer, MLA, ATC, LAT

College:
SMU


Warren Young is in his 13th season at SMU (2012-13). He re-joined the SMU sports medicine staff as associate athletic trainer in October of 2010. That followed three years as the Director of Sports Medicine at Texas A&M -Commerce. He previously worked at SMU from 2002-07 and was also a student athletic trainer from 1995-00. Young is the athletic trainer for men's basketball, and men's and women's golf.

At A&M-Commerce, Young served as the sport administrator for football and the supervisor of A&M-Commerce athletic facilities - Memorial Stadium, T-Lounge and Whitley Gym. He also implemented the ImPaCT Concussion Management Program and added new equipment and treatment modalities to the sports medicine program.

Before A&M-Commerce, he served as the Assistant Football Athletic Trainer and Director of Undergraduate Student Athletic Trainer program at SMU for five years.

Young has also been involved with student athletic trainers as well as sports coverage, including track and field and cross country. He has also worked as an assistant athletic trainer for the Dallas Burn (MLS), Dallas Desperados (AFL) and the Dallas Cowboys (NFL). Away from work, he has been involved with the Cotton Bowl Athletic Association, Jesuit College Preparatory School and Ryan Gibson Foundation for Leukemia Advocacy.

Young and his wife Annie have a daughter, Natalie. He graduated from SMU with his undergraduate degree in 2000 and his master's degree in 2004.

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