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Sandy Williams
Sandy Williams
Associate Professor of Health & Human Performance|Health and Human Performance
Office Location
Seabury Center, Room 224
Office Hours
  • Monday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Other times by appointment
Class Schedules
  • HHP 226 (Mon/Wed/Fri: 2:40 pm – 3:50 pm)
  • HHP 260 (Tue/Thur: 10:00 am – 11:50 am)
  • WELL 102 I (Mon/Wed: 1:20 pm – 2:10 pm)
  • HHP Department Meeting (Tuesdays, 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm)
  • WELL 102 - Principles of Wellness II
  • HHP 226 Racquetball
  • HHP 260 Care & Prevent Athletic Injury

Sandy Williams joined Berea College in August 1993 in the role of Head Athletic Trainer and Instructor in the Department of Physical Education and Health. Upon stepping away from her duties in athletics, Sandy transitioned into full-time teaching responsibilities in August 2018. Courses regularly taught during her 29 year tenure as a faculty member include: Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries (HHP 260), Advanced Athletic Training (HHP 360), Comprehensive First Aid (HLT 109), American Red Cross Instructor (HLT 202), Lifetime Wellness (WELL 101 and 102), Racquetball (HHP 226), and Golf (HHP 213).

Sandy served as the Chair of the Health and Human Performance department from July 2020 to June 2022. She earned the rank of associate professor in the Department of Health and Human Performance (formerly the department of Physical Education and Health) in 2022. She has also served as an academic advisor since 1995, and in 2018 received the Paul C. Hager Excellence in Advising Award.
In the role of Head athletic trainer, a position she held until May 2018, she provided medical services to the intercollegiate athletic teams and supervised a staff of 6-8 student athletic training aides and 1 certified assistant athletic trainer. Additionally, she served as a preceptor for Eastern Kentucky University’s curriculum athletic training program.

During her tenure as a Certified Athletic Trainer, Sandy traveled to Australia where she spent 2 weeks shadowing physiotherapists at the Australian Institute of Sport. She served as a volunteer ATC at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO, for 2 weeks, and served as the certified athletic trainer for the Kentucky All-Star’s basketball team in 1999 and 2000. She is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association as well as the Kentucky Athletic Trainers’ Society of which she was vice-president from 2004-2009. Sandy received the College Athletic Trainer of the Year Award in Kentucky in 2013 and 2010. In 2015, she was inducted as a Mountaineer Honorary Honor of Distinction member.

Certifications and/or licensures held include: Certified Athletic Trainer by the Board of Certification, Licensed Athletic Trainer by the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure, American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Trainer and Instructor, Professional Rescuer certification and Green Dot Instructor for collegiate setting.

Sandy is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University where she completed her undergraduate degree in Physical Education with concentrations in teaching and athletic training as well as a master’s degree in sports administration. She is a native of Bardstown, Kentucky, and currently resides in Berea. In her spare time, Sandy enjoys playing golf, travelling, and visiting with family and friends.

  • B.S., Physical Education (emphasis Teaching K-12 and Athletic Training), Eastern Kentucky University , 1992
  • M.S., Sports Administration, Eastern Kentucky University, 1993