- Position: Director of Athletic Training
- Department: Exercise Science and Community Health
- Office Location: Building 72, Room 247
- Campus: (850) 473-7245
Richard Frazee, director of athletic training professional degree program, teaches a variety of courses in the athletic training. As director, he is responsible for developing curriculum, and meeting and maintaining national accreditation standards and requirements.
Frazee has more than 35 years of experience working in athletic training programs in high school and university settings.
Before coming to UWF in 2002, he was the program director and head athletic trainer at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. He also spent four years as an instructor at the University of Texas at Austin, and developed additional athletic training and teaching experience while working as a high school athletic trainer in Texas for nine years.
He is chair of Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association Corporate Partnership Committee, and involved with the Athletic Trainers’ Association of Florida College and University Athletic Training Students Committee. Through his involvement with these organizations, he has given several presentations on how to minimize shoulder injuries and specialized taping techniques. He has received the Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association District Award, The National Athletic Trainers’ Association Service Award and the ESCH Department Teaching Award.
He received a bachelor’s degree from State University of New York at Cortland, during which time he competed on wrestling and soccer teams, and a master’s from Ohio University, both in athletic training.