Scott Barker

Scott Barker is the head athletic trainer and adjunct faculty for the graduate athletic training education program at California State University, Chico.

He received his master of science in exercise and sport sciences with a specialization in athletic training from the University of Arizona (1985) and his bachelor of science degree in physical education from the University of Arizona (1984).

Barker served for 8 years on the National Athletic Trainers' Association Education Council Continuing Education Committee and for 9 years on the National Athletic Trainers' Association Education Multimedia Committee.

During this time, Barker helped with the inception and development of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Virtual Library (online continuing education courses).

Barker has received numerous awards in the area of educational multimedia in athletic training including the 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, and 2008 National Athletic Trainers’ Association, Educational Multimedia Committee, Educational Software Production Contest ATC Commercial Winner; the 2006 National Athletic Trainers’ Association, Educational Multimedia Committee, Educational DVD/Video Production Contest ATC Commercial Winner; the 2006 National Athletic Trainers’ Association Continuing Education Excellence Award; and the 2007 MERLOT Classic Award for Exemplary Online Learning Resource.

Barker has been an invited presenter at 15 National Athletic Trainers’ Association Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium conferences.