The King University Athletic Training staff consists of five full-time certified athletic trainers that provide athletic teams with coverage as well as a variety of other tasks.

The King Athletic Training staff is committed to providing personalized and comprehensive healthcare to the Tornado student-athletes. Our goal is to focus on the prevention of athletic injuries and illnesses. With the cooperation of our Athletic Training Program, we are able to provide the highest possible healthcare, as well as competence in areas such as injury evaluation, management, rehabilitation and counseling. By adhering to the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) Code of Ethics and the Board of Certification's (BOC) Standards of Practice, the athletic training staff is committed to returning student-athletes to competition as soon as they are medically ready.

The staff Athletic Trainers work under the auspices of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) and the Tennessee Athletic Trainers' Society (TATS). The program is also greatly assisted by Dr. Bert Tagert M.D., the team physician.

For more information about the King University Athletic Training staff please view the staff directory below.



Office Phone


Shelia Crockett Head Athletic Trainer 423-652-4762
Tyler Antonacci Assistant Athletic Trainer 423-652-6337
Chloe McCoy Assistant Athletic Trainer 423-652-6337
Bill Rutledge Assistant Athletic Trainer 423-652-4754

Rebekkah Gaston

Assitant Athletic Trainer 423-652-6369

King University Athletic Training Physical Form

King University Athletic Department Alcohol and Drug Education and Testing Policy

King University Athletic Training Drug Policy Consent Form

King University Athletic Training Concussion Plan

King University Athletic Training Pre-participation Packet

Parent Insurance Acknowledgement Form

Blanket Insurance Policy

Student Blanket Insurance Policy

Letter to Guardians - Sickle Cell Disease Testing

NCAA ADHD Reporting Form