Weber, Dean - Athletic Trainer

WEBER, DEAN – Athletic Trainer (1973 – 2014): – Weber was born in 1945 and came to the University of Arkansas as the head trainer for athletics in March of 1973. He spent the next 35 years in that role. In 1984, Weber was selected to the United States Olympic Team as athletic trainer after previously serving on the athletic training staff at the National Sports Festival three times. In 1998, Dean was inducted into the Arkansas Athletic Trainers’ Association Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the University of Arkansas Sports Hall of Honor in 2000. Weber was awarded the Tim Kerrin Award for Excellence in Athletic Training by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association in 2006. He is also a member of the Southwest Athletic Trainers’ Association Hall of Fame and, after his retirement as a trainer, he joined the Razorback Foundation as an assistant director in July of 2014.

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