July 10, 2023

richard williamsColumbia, S.C.- Director of Athletics Glen M. Crawford announced hiring Dr. Richard Williams as the department's next Head Athletic Trainer on Thursday afternoon.

With over a decade of experience, Dr. Williams has owned and operated his chiropractic practice in Taylorsville, North Carolina, while serving as the first team chiropractor for Lenoir Rhyne University since 2014.

A certified Athletic Trainer since 2009, Dr. Williams is also an avid community leader, serving on the Alexander County Health Board and founding the Bethlehem Business Association. He is a Certified Chiropractic Extremities Practitioner, one of only approximately 1500 worldwide. 

Dr. Williams is a Logan College of Chiropractic and Wingate University graduate and holds memberships with the American Chiropractic Association, National Athletic Training Association, and Council of Extremity Adjusting.

"I am thrilled to have Dr. Williams join our team as our new head athletic trainer. His expertise and dedication to athlete health and safety will be invaluable to our campus community. I cannot wait to see the positive impact he will make on our athletic programs and the wellbeing of our student-athletes." - Director of Athletics, Glen M. Crawford

Dr. Williams will be on campus full-time starting August 1.

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