Bernard Walls joined the Providence College Sports Medicine department in the fall of 2009 working with the men's ice hockey program. Prior to his appointment at Providence College, Walls was the Head Athletic Trainer at Salve Regina University and was an assistant athletic trainer at the University of Rhode Island.
Walls earned his bachelor's degree in Physical Education and Exercise Science from the University of Rhode Island in 2000 and his master's degree from California University of Pennsylvania in Sports Medicine in 2002. He is an active member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, the Eastern Athletic Trainers Association and the Rhode Island Athletic Trainers Association.
Walls was born in Manila, Philippines, raised in Audubon, Pa., and served four years as a Hospital Corpsman in the United States Navy.