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Bill Coburn, MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS
Bill Coburn joined Greensboro Orthopaedics in July of 2017. He has been a Certified Athletic Trainer and Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist since 2000. He is also certified in Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization through SASTM. Bill has over 18 years of experience as an athletic trainer working predominantly with high school and collegiate student-athletes.
His primary responsibility at Greensboro Orthopaedics is serving as the Head Athletic Trainer at Northwest Guilford High School (NWHS). He works as a team with R. Andrew Collins, MD while caring for the student-athletes at NWHS. The practice of athletic training involves the prevention, evaluation, treatment, & rehabilitation of emergency, acute, & chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations and disabilities. Bill is largely why the Sports Medicine/Outreach Program at Greensboro Orthopaedics is successful. His knowledge, experience, and kind-heartedness are exceptional.
Prior to joining Greensboro Orthopaedics, Bill served as the Head Athletic Trainer at Reagan High School in Pfafftown, North Carolina. There, he was responsible for the care of all the student-athletes. With the trust of the athletic administrators, Bill updated the athletic training facility. The student-athletes benefitted from Bill’s expertise in rehabilitation as he provided onsite treatment and therapeutic interventions. Bill was also responsible for Winston-Salem Forsyth County schools administrator for ATS injury tracking software.
From 2010 to 2015 Bill was an Assistant Athletic Trainer at Davidson College. There, he was responsible for baseball and women’s volleyball student-athletes. He also managed the physician’s clinic at Davidson College. Bill kept his colleagues updated on current clinical protocols and research.
Bill plans to update the athletic training facilities with new educational resources and equipment to better care for student-athletes at NWHS. He also strives to include parents, coaches, school administration, and other healthcare providers on injury and illness prevention measures as well as professional protocols. Bill’s comprehensive approach to athletic training is remarkable. He not only aims to improve NWHS but his knowledge with continuing education efforts.
National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA)
Board of Certification, Inc.(BOC) for Athletic Trainers
Master of Science, Athletic Training, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA
Master of Arts, Workforce Development Education, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Bachelor of Science, Athletic Training, Ohio University, Athens, OH