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Brian McGuire
Brian  McGuire

Staff Assistant Athletic Trainer


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Brian McGuire has been a staff athletic trainer at Virginia since 2002, where he takes care of the baseball and men's and women's tennis teams.

McGuire is responsible for the overall daily health care of UVa student-athletes, including prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation for injuries and illnesses. He is an instructor in the graduate program in sports medicine and oversees the undergraduate inservice education program. His other responsibilities include equipment calibration/maintenance and CPR/AED training.

He has served as the USA Baseball National Team Athletic Trainer in 2007 and 2008 and was part of the World Collegiate Baseball Championship gold-medal team in 2008. He most recently worked with the 17u and 14u developmental programs as well.

Prior to coming to UVa, McGuire worked in a sports medicine clinic in Connecticut from 1994-97 as a high school athletic trainer. He was the clinical director of physical therapy at the Virginia Commonwealth University Sports Medicine Center in Richmond from 2000-02.

McGuire has had two internships in professional sports. He worked with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1992 and the Baltimore Ravens in 1997 and 1998. He also was an athletic trainer in NFL Europe in 2000.

McGuire received his bachelor's degree in 1993 from Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania, where he graduated first in his class and was a presidential scholar. He earned a master's degree in sports medicine in 1994 from Virginia and a master's degree in physical therapy from Old Dominion in 1999.

Brian was married to the former Allison Beightol on November 7, 2009. They reside in Palmyra.


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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.

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