Degrees and Certifications:
ATC, LAT, CSCS, CES
Corey Eaton, ATC, LAT, CSCS, CES
Assistant Director of Athletics
Area of Responsibility: Sports Medicine Department, Rank One, Wrestling
Years of Experience: 30
Collegiate Alma Mater:
Northwest Missouri State University, B.S.
Stephen F. Austin University, M.Ed.
Originally from Iowa, Corey Eaton graduated from Northwest Missouri State University with a bachelor of science degree in secondary education physical education, with a minor in health. He went on to become a graduate assistant at Stephen F. Austin State University while getting his master of education. Eaton has earned certification as a Nationally Certified & State Licensed Athletic Trainer, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist and a Corrective Exercise Specialist.
With his dual credentialing, Eaton has worked with active and injured athletes of all levels – professional, collegiate, and high school – throughout his career. He has served as an athletic trainer for 30 years. His service has included not only sports conditioning and injury prevention, but also evaluation, initial treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
During Eaton's tenure with Dallas ISD Athletics, he has been a part of many successful football, basketball, and track programs. He was Lincoln's boy’s athletic trainer during its run to the national and state basketball championship and served Lincoln’s football team when it finished as state runnerup in both 2002 and 2004.
Eaton has been a speaker at several conferences, including the Texas Girls Coaches' Association meeting in Austin, where he spoke on the subject of the "ACL in Female Athletes."
Eaton has been very fortunate to be associated with such professional’s as Dr. Scott Paschal, Dr. James Montgomery, Phil Francis ATC, LAT, Bruce Kola ATC, and Dale Smith MBA PT, who have given Eaton great mentorship and insight with Sacro-Iliac joint issues and how it relates to lower extremity injuries.
Eaton has been very passionate about mentoring student-athletic trainers and encouraging them to pursue their goals.
National Athletic Trainers Association
Texas State Athletic Trainers Association
National Strength and Conditioning Association
National Academy of Sports Medicine