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Arnold Gamber
Arnold Gamber

Position:
Director of Athletic Training

Experience:
Third Season

Alma Mater:
Valdosta State College, 1986


Arnold Gamber came to Texas Tech University as head football athletic trainer prior to the 2010 season and added responsibilities as director of athletic training services in time for the 2011 season, after serving for 10 years at Auburn in the same capacity.

While at Auburn, Gamber oversaw the care, prevention, and rehabilitation of injuries for the Tigers. A 23-year veteran of football, Gamber has worked with the sport at the high school, collegiate, and professional levels.

The Stonemountain, GA native began his athletic training career at Valdosta State College where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine in 1986. Before his undergraduate degree was complete Gamber was already working in the NFL ranks as a part-time assistant for the Atlanta Falcons beginning in 1985. He continued those duties until 1993 while simultaneously working as an assistant athletic trainer for Georgia Tech from 1989 to 1994. In 1994 he was promoted to full-time assistant athletic trainer with the Atlanta Falcons and remained there until 1997. Gamber served as host trainer during the Peach Bowl from 1991-94 and Super Bowl XXVII in 1994. He has also worked as Head Trainer for the North Team at the Georgia High School Football All-Star Game from 1990-92.

Gamber moved back into the college ranks in 1997 accepting the position of head athletic trainer at Middle Tennessee State University. AT MTSU he was responsible for overseeing all aspects of sports medicine care for MTSU's 16 intercollegiate sports. Gamber continued the duties until his arrival at Auburn in 1999.

Gamber has served as President of the SEC Sports Medicine Committee and as President of Georgia Athletic Trainers Association from 1992 to 1994. He also has memberships with The National Athletics Trainers Association, Southeast Athletics Trainers Association, and the Alabama Athletic Trainers Association.

Gamber is married to the former Jamie Saddler of St. Martinville, La. And has two children one son, Christopher Britton and daughter, Joslyn Coral.

ARNOLD GAMBER
Director of Athletic Training, Head Athletic Trainer
Sport Assignment: Football
Office Phone: (806) 742-4260 ext. 278

Cell Phone: (806) 777-3445


Email Address: james.gamber@ttu.edu


Hometown: Stonemountain, Ga.


Bachelor's: Science in Sports Medicine - Valdosta State College 1986

Master's: Med Adult Education - Auburn University 2009
Memberships: The National Athletics Trainers' Association


Interests/Hobbies: 
Family: Wife -Jamie, Son - Britt, Daughter - Joslyn

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