Team: Athletic Trainers
Position: Certified Athletic Trainer
Ryan Galloy is employed through Hancock Health and was hired as the Athletic Trainer at Greenfield Central High School in March 2019. Previously, he was at Butler University for 15 years, the last 12 years as the Director of Sports Medicine. In that role he served as the athletic trainer for men’s basketball, assisted with football and directed the overall daily operation of the Butler University Sports Medicine program and its care of over 500 student athletes. He first was hired there as an Assistant Athletic Trainer from 2004-2006 and then promoted to Associate Athletic Trainer/Rehabilitation Coordinator in 2006. During those first 3 years at BU, Ryan was the athletic trainer for women’s basketball and baseball and assisted with football. He also worked as an adjunct professor in the College of Education.
From 2003-2004, Ryan was at Concordia University-Chicago as the Head Football Athletic Trainer and was the athletic trainer for their men’s basketball and baseball teams while overseeing rehabilitation for all sports. Additionally, he served as an adjunct professor in Concordia’s Dept. of Human Performance. From 2002-2003 Ryan was the Athletic Trainer at La Costa Canyon High School in Carlsbad, California. From 2000-2002 he was a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer at San Diego State University. While at SDSU, he was the athletic trainer for the men’s soccer and baseball teams as well as teaching in their athletic training education program. He earned a Master of Arts degree in Physical Education specializing in Biomechanics from SDSU in 2003.
Originally from Algonquin, Illinois, Ryan is a 2000 graduate of Butler University with a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and Athletic Training and a Health and Safety minor. He was also a linebacker on the football team from 1995-1998. Ryan has been certified as an athletic trainer (ATC) by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification since 2000. In addition, he has also been certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association since 2001 as a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) and since 2019 as a Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) by the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He and his wife, Casey, have been married since 2009 and have 3 children, Madelyn born in 2012, Emily born in 2015 and Robert II born in 2018. They all are happy that Ryan decided to make a professional change for his family and become a GCHS Cougar!