Phillip Hardy is in his second year as Head Athletic Trainer at Shorter University after serving eight years at the high school level. As the Head Athletic Trainer, Hardy’s main responsibilities include running the day-to-day operations of the Sports Medicine department and overseeing the medical needs of the football program.
Over the past six years, Hardy has worked at Cartersville High School as both a certified athletic trainer and science teacher. In addition to the secondary school setting, Hardy has experience with both professional hockey and Arena 2 Football and is currently a provider for the United States Olympic Committee.
He has served as Head Athletic Trainer for Flip Fest Gymnastics Camp, continues to volunteer with Olympic Training for the US. He earned his Master’s degree in Human Performance and Injury Prevention from CalU in 2007, and his B.S. in Athletic Training from Samford University.
Hardy also possesses certification as a Performance Enhancement Specialist, Athletic Training, CPR, AED and First Aid.
Hardy and his wife, Luticia, have three children: Garrison (10), Nathaniel (6), and Elizabeth (5).