Cindy Kubiet has served as UMBC's Head Athletic Trainer and then Director of Sports Medicine Services since 1978. She established a training program which includes recruitment, educational forums, clinical experiences and a career development and mentor program. Her holistic approach toward working with student-athletes led to the creation of a life skills program at UMBC in 1986.
Ms. Kubiet has coordinated sports medicine efforts for such events as the Maryland State Games, the NCAA Men's Basketball Championships (1995), the NCAA Women's Lacrosse Championships (1999), the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championships (2014), and numerous NCAA Youth Education Through Sports clinics and conference championships.
Cindy was awarded the Board of Regents' University System of Maryland Staff Award for her outstanding service to students in an academic or residential environment. She was inducted into the UMBC Athletics Hall of Fame in the winter of 2014.