Our mission: The University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) Sports Medicine Department seeks to provide comprehensive athletic training services for its student-athletes, including preventive services and education, first aid, treatment and physical rehabilitation.
There are two athletic training room facilities for UMBC student-athletes to receive medical care. The main athletic training room is located in the Retriever Activities Center on the entry level. Built in 2005, this training room provides the athletes with a variety of equipment and therapeutic modality units for treatment and rehabilitation. The hydrotherapy room contains whirlpools and an ice machine. It is here volleyball, basketball, swimming, and tennis prepare for their events.
The second facility built in 2008 is located at the UMBC Sports Stadium Complex. Conveniently located between the men’s and women’s locker rooms, this facility is used by men’s & women’s lacrosse, men’s & women’s soccer, baseball, softball, and men’s & women’s track and field.
The Sports Medicine Department at UMBC provides athletic training services to approximately 425 student-athletes. A staff of five certified athletic trainers oversees the medical care for all student-athletes participating in UMBC’s 20 varsity sports. Services include education, injury prevention, treatment, evaluation, and rehabilitation of athletic related injuries. All staff members are certified by the National Athletic Trainer's Association (NATA) Board of Certification.