Athletic Trainer: Eddie Stevens, MS, ATC, LATEddie Stevens enters his 11th year as the Head Athletic Trainer for Salem College. A 1989 graduate of Winston Salem State University, Stevens earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education before heading to Mountaineer country of West Virginia University where he completed a Master’s program obtaining his Athletic Trainer’s Degree.Prior to his arrival at Salem, Eddie served as Sports Medicine Director at his alma mater WSSU for 9 sport seasons. While there he helped develop and implement policies to start the groundwork for the institutions first minor in sports medicine. His duties included overseeing 10 sport events and instructor for athletic training, health and physical education courses. He spent several years in the District of Columbia licensed to work in the public school system and the private sector alike. Also he worked at Washington DC Sports Medicine Center whereby he had direct contact with the rehabilitation of various professional sports teams in the area.Eddie has devoted many hours as an Athletic Trainer assisting local high schools, groups and organizations such as the Junior Olympics, the Atlanta 1996 Paralympics and countless sport camps over the years. Also, as a member of the National Athletic Trainer’s Association he assists with the certification process of prospective future NATA members.Eddie and his family reside in nearby Kernersville.