Sports Medicine

The mission of the Georgia Tech Sports Medicine Department is to provide comprehensive health care to the student athletes of Georgia Tech. This will be accomplished through education and prevention, evaluation, and rehabilitation of all athletic related injuries. The department will maintain a high level of ethical and professional standards to insure the student athlete receives the highest level of healthcare.

 Sports Medicine Staff 
Carla Gilson
Associate Director, Sports Medicine (volleyball)
Mark Smith
Head Football Athletic Trainer
Eric Avila
Assistant Football Athletic Trainer
Brittany Ferrell
Athletic Trainer (Softball)
Beth Harness
Athletic Trainer (swimming and diving)
Rachel Matthews
Athletic Trainer (women's basketball)
Richard Stewart
Athletic Trainer (men's basketball)
Paul Wolkoff
Athletic Trainer (baseball)


The vision of the Georgia Tech Sports Medicine Department is to continue to grow, through research, education, and a commitment to
excellence in order to provide the best possible healthcare to our student-athletes.

Edge Building Athletic Training Room: 404.894.5460
Fax Number: 404.894.0695
Address: 150 Bobby Dodd Way, Atlanta, GA 30332


Pre-participation Physical Examination Process

Stamps Health Services – GT Student Health
Emory Sports Medicine Center
Hand and Upper Extremity Center of Georgia

NCAA Health and Safety

National Athletic Trainers’ Association
Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association
Georgia Athletic Trainers’ Association

National Strength and Conditioning Association
Georgia Board of Athletic Training