Kevin Gorey begins his fourth season as the Friars' head basketball athletic trainer after joining the Providence College athletic training staff in 1996. He came to Providence after spending three years as an assistant athletic trainer at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York.
A 1991 graduate of Ithaca College with a Bachelor's Degree in Athletic Training/Exercise Science, Gorey went on to receive his Masters in Community Health Education in 1993 from Syracuse University.
A native of Beacon, New York, Gorey served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for two years at Syracuse where he worked with football, basketball, soccer, lacrosse and wrestling.
After getting his Master's, the 29-year old athletic trainer moved on to West Point and the United States Military Academy. There, Gorey handled a variety of sports with primary responsibilities for lightweight football, varsity spring football and men's gymnastics.
Gorey has also had plenty of experience in working with the nation's elite athletes. This past summer, he served as the athletic trainer for the United States Basketball team that won the silver medal at the Pan Am games in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The previous summer (1998), Gorey spent a two-week rotation at the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, New York where he worked with many of the nation's elite athletes.
In 1996, the Friars' hardworking trainer worked at the Summer Olympics in Atlanta where he served as the Chief Athletic Trainer for men's volleyball. As chief athletic trainer, he was responsible for the direct supervision of staff athletic trainers, interaction with IOC drug testing protocol and the treatment and rehabilitation of injured athletes and officials.
A member of the National Athletic Trainers Association since 1990, Gorey also belongs to the Eastern Athletic Trainers' Association, the Rhode Island State Athletic Trainers' Association and the College Athletic Trainers' Society.
Kevin and his wife, Margaret, reside in Cowesett, Rhode Island.
Full Name: Kevin M. Gorey
Birthdate: December 17, 1969
Family: Wife, Margaret
High School: Beacon High School '87
College: Syracuse University '93 Master's Degree in Community Health Education Ithaca College '91 Bachelor's Degree in Athletic Training/Exercise Science
Experience: Head Basketball Trainer, Providence College 1996-present Head Basketball Trainer, USA Basketball Team at Pan Am Games August 1999 Chief Athletic Trainer, Men's Volleyball 1996 Summer Olympics Assistant Athletic Trainer, United States Military Academy 1993-1996 Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer, Syracuse University 1991-93
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