Athletic Training / Sports Medicine - Visiting Team Information

BYU Sports Medicine Services:

The following services will be provided to your team during your stay here at BYU in Provo. A certified athletic trainer has been assigned to each sport and will be available to your team before, during and after the athletic events. They will be on site for the events and a team physician will also be either on site or on call. You will have access to our training facilities and will be at liberty to use them for taping and treatment needs.

The following supplies will be provided for game time:

  • Cups
  • Water
  • Injury/treatment ice and bags
  • Biohazard bag
  • Emergency supplies including splints, crutches, spine board, etc.

If you are going to be traveling without an athletic trainer or with a non-certified athletic trainer, please notify the BYU athletic trainers in advance so that they can make necessary arrangements. You can notify them by calling Gaye Merrill at (801) 422-4670; or you may call the head athletic trainer over that sport. When you call, please make note of the supplies and the services that you may require. A written prescription from an ATC or physician is required for use of modalities by our staff for treatment of your athletes.

Directions to BYU Athletic Training Facilities

I-15 Southbound

  • About 45 miles from Salt Lake City, take Exit 269 (University Parkway exit).
  • Turn east (left) at the off-ramp traffic signal.
  • On University Parkway, drive east through Orem, and down the hill into Provo.
  • Stay on University Parkway until University Avenue. Turn Right.
  • Drive South on University Avenue, past Bulldog Blvd.
  • Turn Left on 1060 North (there is a Zion's Bank right where you turn).
  • As you turn into the parking lot you will be facing east. Continue through the parking lot (the Indoor Practice Facility will be on your right as you drive).
  • Continue through the stop sign. The George Albert Smith Fieldhouse (SFH) is the building directly to your right. In room 1130 of this building (located on the east end of the building), you will find the athletic training facilities.

I-15 Northbound

  • Take the BYU / University Avenue exit off I-15.
  • Drive north along University Avenue (past Center Street) until 1060 N.
  • Turn Right at 1060 N (there is a Zion's Bank right where you turn).
  • As you turn into the parking lot you will be facing east. Continue through the parking lot (the Indoor Practice Facility will be on your right as you drive).
  • Continue through the stop sign. The George Albert Smith Fieldhouse (SFH) is the building directly to your right. In room 1130 of this building (located on the east end of the building), you will find the athletic training facilities.

Athletic Trainer Assignments

A certified athletic trainer has been assigned to each sport and will be available to your team before, during and after the athletic events. The following lists the athletic trainers and the sports they are assigned to.

Carolyn Billings - Director of Sports Medicine - W Soccer, Gymnastics
Robert Ramos - Asst. Director of Sports Medicine - M Basketball, M Tennis, M Golf
Jaime Carpenter - W Basketball, W Golf, Cougarettes
Alex Davis - Assistant Football, Baseball
Blain Empey - M Volleyball, M/W Swim/Dive, Cosmo
Judd Franson - M/W Track & Field, M/W Cross Country
Dan Graham - W Volleyball, W Tennis, M/W Track & Field
Jeff Hurst - Head Football
Chris Linde - Softball, Cheer
Brett Mortensen - Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

Emergency Contact Numbers

Athletic Trainers:

Carolyn Billings Carolyn_billings@byu.edu (801) 422-8781
Robert Ramos Robert_ramos@byu.edu (801) 422-5142
Jaime Carpenter Jaime_carpenter@byu.edu (801) 422-6099
Alex Davis Alex_davis@byu.edu (801) 422-1630
Blain Empey Blain_empey@byu.edu (801) 422-8780
Judd Franson judd_franson@byu.edu (801) 422-8774
Dan Graham Dan_graham@byu.edu (801) 422-4670
Jeff Hurst Jeffrey_Hurst@byu.edu (801) 422-2952
Chris Linde Chris_linde@byu.edu (801) 422-7572
Brett Mortensen    

Physicians and Allied Health Professionals:

Dr. Mitchell Pratte, Head Team Physician (801) 714-5500
Dr. Brent Rich, Team Physician (801) 357-7129
Dr. Kirt Kimball, Head Team Orthopedist (801) 357-7350
Dr. Jeff Wallentine, Orthopedic Consultant (801) 357-7350
Dr. Curtis Johnson, Hand/Wrist Consultant (801) 357-7350
Dr. Robert Faux, Foot/Ankle Consultant (801) 357-7350
Dr. James Morgan, Dentist (801) 374-8744
Dr. Lincoln Clifford, Chiropractor (801) 969-8198
Dr. Ben Higbee, Chiropractor  

Other Important Numbers:

Emergency Medical Services 911
Utah Valley Regional Medical Center (801) 373-7850
Campus Police (801) 422-2222
BYU Student Health Center (801) 422-2771
Pharmacy (801) 422-5171