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James Meadows
Head Athletic Trainer
Athletic Training
PHONE: (615) 547-1232 EMAIL: jmeadows@cumberland.edu
James Meadows

James Meadows begins his sixth year in the athletic training program at Cumberland University and was named Head Athletic Trainer in January 2013.

Meadows worked with the football, men's basketball and the men's and women's golf programs upon his arrival at CU in 2009-10 and is currently the football athletic trainer.

As head athletic trainer, he is responsible for the overall management of athletic healthcare for all intercollegiate student-athletes. Meadows oversees the prevention, evaluation and rehabilitation of injuries for the football team, teaches Therapeutic Modalities and Rehab of Athletic Injuries in the Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) at CU, and serves as an ATEP preceptor in which he supervises athletic training students' clinical hours.

Meadows was born in Indianapolis, Ind., and moved to Mt. Juliet, Tenn., with his family when he was 10. He attended Friendship Christian School and graduated in 2004.

Meadows received his bachelor’s in Athletic Training from Harding University in 2008 and earned a master’s in Education with an emphasis in Kinesiology in 2009 from Harding. During the 2008-09 academic year, he served as the athletic training graduate assistant at Harding and worked with the men's soccer and football teams for the Bison.

Athletic Training
Katie Arnold
Director of Athletic Training
Kelli Polizzi
Head Athletic Trainer
Megan Bynum
Clinical Coordinator Coordinator
LaKeisha Fair
Assistant Athletic Trainer/Instructor
Tyler Bennett
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Chase Arnold
Graduate Assistant
LJ Casterline
Graduate Assistant
Sara Farris
Graduate Assistant
Leslie Payne
Graduate Assistant
Katelynn Stoll
Graduate Assistant
Contact Information
Cumberland University Athletics
One Cumberland Square
218 South Greenwood Street
Lebanon, TN 37087

(615) 547-1242 office
(615) 443-8422 fax