Andrew Hinds begins his second year as the Head Athletic Trainer. Hinds provides coverage for women’s basketball, men’s and women’s tennis and the cheer and dance teams. He also oversees athletic care, injury prevention, evaluation, treatments, rehabilitations and the daily operations of the athletic training facilities.
Prior to joining the Phoenix, Hinds was an Athletic Trainer at Bethel University in McKenzie, Tennessee from 2013-2018. While at Bethel he covered football, baseball, men’s and women’s swimming, men’s and women’s cheerleading, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s golf and women’s dance. Hinds responsibilities included injury prevention and rehabilitation for these team as well as physician referrals and health related correspondences.
Prior to working at Bethel University, Hinds was at Jacksonville State University as an Assistant Athletic Trainer from 2012-2013 where he covered men’s basketball and was the coordinator for Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainers and student workers.
Hinds was as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer at Southeast Missouri State University where he worked with football, women’s soccer, and women’s gymnastics. While at SEMO he earned his Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration in 2012.
Hinds earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from Eastern Illinois University in 2010.
Hinds married his wife Alyssa in 2016 and they reside in Lebanon with their dog Cloudy.