Blain Empey Staff Bio | Athletic Trainer

Blain Empey
Men's Volleyball
Spirit Squad
Sports Medicine
Swimming & Diving



  • Athletic trainer over men's volleyball, swimming and diving, Team Cosmo and the Cougarettes
  • Teaches athletic training classes (PE 320)
  • Entering 19th season as the athletic trainer for men's and women's swimming and diving


  • Athletic trainer over men's and women's tennis and spirit squad
  • Assisted with football
  • Assistant program director

Years at BYU

  • 1994-Present


  • BS from Brigham Young University
  • MS in physical therapy from Columbia University

Prior to BYU

  • Head athletic trainer at Lehi High School
  • Physicial therapist at a variety of physical therapy clinics


  • Wife Cindy and one son
  • Currently resides in American Fork, Utah
  • Hometown: Las Vegas
  • Served an LDS Mission in Denmark
Blain Empey

Blain Empey enters his 19th season as the athletic trainer for the BYU men's and women's swimming teams. Empey has been at BYU since 1994. He is also the athletic trainer over the men's volleyball team and the cheer squad. Empey teaches athletic training and has done a variety of clinical work.

Empey graduated from BYU in 1991 with a BS in athletic training and a went on to earn a MS in physical therapy from Columbia.