James Madison University
PHOTO: Chris Smith

Chris Smith MEd, ATC

Assistant Athletic Trainer

  • Office: GODW 128
  • Phone: 540-568-5847
  • Email: smith6cm@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    MSC 2301
    261 Bluestone Drive
    Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807


Chris joined the James Madison University Athletic Training Education Program as a Faculty member in August 2006. In the summer of 2007, Chris assumed the position of adjunct assistant athletic trainer and in 2008 he was promoted to Assistant Athletic Trainer with responsibilities  with the men's soccer, men's golf, and women's golf programs.  Chris also serves as an approved clinical instructor with the CAATE approved Athletic Training Education Program and provides clinical education and evaluation for the undergraduate athletic-training students.

Chris received his undergraduate degree at California State University Chico in May 1998. He completed his Master's degree in Sports Medicine from the University of Virginia in August 2000.

Chris has worked in several settings during his career. He most recently was the Head Athletic Trainer at Hidden Valley High School in Roanoke VA. Prior to that Chris served as an Assistant Athletic Trainer at the Virginia Military Institute for four years. While at VMI he served as the Head Football and Men's Lacrosse Athletic Trainer.

Chris and his wife Theresa reside in Broadway with their son Marshall.


  • November 17-25
    Thanksgiving Break
  • December 9-15
    Final Examinations
  • December 15-16
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