Bryan Simpson Named Baseball Athletic Trainer

Simpson served as the student assistant athletic trainer for Tech baseball in 2010

Aug 15, 2013

LUBBOCK, Texas - Texas Tech Associate Athletics Director for Sports Medicine Grant Stovall has announced the hiring of Bryan Simpson, who will serve as the Assistant Athletic Trainer with the Red Raider baseball program.

Simpson, who worked with the Red Raider baseball program as a student athletic trainer in 2010, spent the previous three years as the Head Athletic Trainer at Abernathy High School (2010-11) and Levelland High School (2011-13) while working with each of the athletics programs.

"We are certainly excited to welcome Bryan and his family back to the Texas Tech family and to the Lubbock community," Stovall said. "Bryan has greatly benefited from his experience the past several years as a head athletic trainer. He has a tremendous background in the field of sports medicine, as his father, Steve, is a well-respected athletic trainer at Tarleton State University. We feel Bryan is a great addition to our sports medicine department and will do an outstanding job assisting with baseball."

During his two years at Levelland High School, Simpson served as the head athletic trainer for the football, boys basketball, girls basketball, volleyball, track and field and cross country teams along with baseball and softball. In addition, Simpson was the assistant baseball coach while at Levelland High School.

He started his career as a head athletic trainer at Abernathy High School in the fall of 2010 where he worked with the football, boys basketball, girls basketball, baseball, softball, cross country and track and field programs.

"We are excited to add Bryan to our program as our athletic trainer," Tadlock said. "He is very excited for this opportunity and has a baseball background that we feel makes him a great fit for our program."

Simpson completed his master's degree in Athletic Training from Texas Tech University Health and Science Center in 2010. His final year of his master's program he assisted in the baseball athletic training department during the Red Raiders fifth-place finish in the Big 12 Conference.

During the first two semesters of his master's program, Simpson served as athletic trainer with the Estacado High School football team for the 2008 season and then worked with the Frenship High School baseball program in 2009.

A graduate of Hardin-Simmons University in 2006, Simpson is originally from Stephenville, Texas, where he competed and lettered in both baseball (2000-02) and basketball (2002) at Stephenville High School graduating in 2002.

Bryan and his wife, Adriene, were married in December of 2009 and have a son, Logan Koufax, who was born Oct. 30, 2012.

Simpson was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, on May 26, 1984.




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