Eric Newton, MSEd LAT ATC
Clinical Education Coordinator
Mr. Newton is the Clinical Education Coordinator and as a full-time faculty member, serves as Instructor for the Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP). Mr. Newton joined Gardner-Webb in the Fall of 2012 after having most recently worked with the University of Maryland Baltimore County. While at UMBC, Newton worked as an Assistant Athletic Trainer within the Department of Athletics, providing healthcare services for the men’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s cross country, and men’s and women’s swimming and diving intercollegiate teams.
Mr. Newton earned his Master of Science in Education degree from Old Dominion’s post-professional Athletic Training Education Program in Norfolk, VA and his Bachelor of Science degree from Bridgewater College in Bridgewater, VA. Newton and his wife, Kristin, were married in the summer of 2012 and reside in Gaffney, SC.