John Dunham was named Head Athletics Trainer at Emory University in April of 2016. Previously, he had served as nterim head athletics trainer since June of 2015. John is in his second stint at Emory, which began of October of 2007. Dunham is a guest lecturer in the Emory University Physical Therapy Program at Georgia State University in the Graduate Sport Medicine Program. In addition, Dunham works part time for the Georgia Force in the Arena Football League.
After his first stay at Emory (2001-05), Dunham served as the Director of Sports Medicine at Multi Sport Orthotics. At Multi Sport Orthotics, Dunham was responsible for implementation and management of national sports medicine program as well as patient care and fabrication of orthotic devices.
Dunham served as the Assistant Athletic Trainer at Emory University from 2001 through 2005. In conjunction with serving as the Assistant Athletic Trainer at Emory, Dunham was an instructor in the Health, Physical Education, and Dance Department.
Prior to joining Emory University, Dunham served as the Head Athletic Trainer at Frayser High School in Memphis, Tennessee for 2 years. While in Memphis, Dunham was active on the Tennessee Athletic Trainer's Society Public Relations Committee and the Legislative Committee.
A Native of Memphis, Dunham earned his Masters of Science in Sports Administration from Eastern Kentucky University (Richmond) in 1999. While at EKU Dunham served as a Graduate Assistant in the Athletic and Recreation Department. Dunham received his Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Performance with a concentration in Wellness Promotion from Austin Peay State University (Clarksville, TN) in 1998. While earning his BS Dunham served as a student Athletic Trainer for 4 years.
In addition, Dunham work two summers as an intern in the National Football League with the Philadelphia Eagles and one summer in the Arena Football League with Memphis Pharaohs. He also volunteered with the Memphis Manics of the XFL during the league's only season.
Dunham is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers Association and licensed in the state of Georgia.
John, his wife Lulie and their daughter Maggie and son Walker currently reside in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Dunham is an avid golfer.