Barclay Dugger will enter his 18th year at Springfield College as the Coordinator of Athletic Training Services during the 2019-20 academic year. In this role, Dugger is responsible for coordinating athletics training services to 700 student-athletes on 26 intercollegiate teams, while managing 10 staff athletic trainers, serving as the head athletic trainer for the football and track and field programs, lead class instructor, lab instructor, and as a preceptor in an accredited athletic training program.
Dugger earned his Master's degree in Health Science: Sports Injury Prevention and Management from Springfield College in 1996. Prior to that, he earned his Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training from Keene State College in 1989. Prior to his arrival at Springfield College, Dugger was the Head Athletic Trainer at American International College in Springfield, Mass. from 1998-2002, an Assistant Athletic Trainer at AIC from 1996-98, and an Athletic Training teaching fellow at Springfield from 1994-96.
Dugger has also had stints with the Los Angeles Dodgers Minor League System, where he was responsible for care and treatment of Class A affiliate team players from 1991-94, as he was also an Athletic Trainer at Ocean Park Orthopedic Sports Therapy in Los Angeles, Calif. from 1990-91.
The Belchertown, Mass. native teaches a variety of course at Springfield College, including Clinical Human Anatomy, Health Care Administration and Emergency Response & Acute Athletic Injury Management. Memberships and Certifications include: National Athletic Trainers Association, BOC Certification, Licensed State of Massachusetts Athletic Trainer, Athletic Trainers of Massachusetts, USA Weightlifting, and the American Red Cross.