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Sports Medicine
  • Big news for the Panther Sports Medicine Program. Former Panther Taylor Allbritton has graduated from UT Tyler and passed her Texas State Athletic Trainer License Test.  Taylor is the first student from the current sports medicine administration to become a licensed athletic trainer. She joins Whitney Agnew-Scruggs as a Bullard graduate to achieve this goal.

    We are proud to announce that student trainer Wes Carter has signed a scholarship witht he sports medicine program at Tyler Junior College and will continue his education in the field.

    The sports medicine staff recently attended the annual ETATA student trainer workshop. Besides much learning and networking they were very successful in the ankle taping contest. Wes Carter got 1st place and Whitney Buckley was 2nd. 

    The students also attended a splinting seminar put on by Christus Trinity Mother Frances where they learned a lot and got very messy.

  • Trainers

    2016-2017  Sports Medicine Staff

    Left to Right: Row 1 Rachel Shumate, Jensen Shrode, Whitney Buckley, Jaycee Baird, Emily Berry

    Row 2 Vanessa Dockter(Assistant Athletic Trainer), Delaney Folmar, Connor Hanna, Jeff "Doc" Shrode, Jerrod Shrode, Wes Carter


    It's a family affair.

    This years sports medicine staff is special to Jeff "Doc" Shrode as he has four family members working with him on a daily basis. Left to right cousin Jaycee Baird, daughter Jensen Shrode, Jeff "Doc" Shrode, son Jerrod Shrode and nephew Connor Hanna


  • Jeff "Doc" Shrode,L.A.T

    Doc is in his 8th year as a Panther.  The previous 14 years he was the head athletic trainer at Jacksonville ISD and spent 1 year at RL Turner in Carrollton previous to that. He is married to his wife Julie of over 25 years and they have 2 children Jerrod and Jensen who are proud Panther athletes and student trainers.

    Vanessa Dockter, M.Ed, A.T.C, L.A.T.

     Vanessa is in her 1st year in Bullard. She spent 6 years at Jacskonville college prior to arriving here.  Stints at Troup ISD and Lon Morris College preceeded JBC. She is married to Jeff and they have two children Koby and Kallie.