Scott Anderson

MA, ATC, FMSC, DNSP

Scott Anderson MA, ATC, FMSC, DNSP
Director of Athletic Training

Scott Anderson was appointed Director of Athletic Training at Stanford University on August 20, 2007. Scott brings fifteen years of distinction as a talented clinician and innovative administrator to his role on the Farm, after serving in a similar capacity at nearby Saint Mary’s College.

Under Scott’s leadership, the athletic training program has reached new heights, and developed into a progressive and balanced department asset. Scott has been instrumental in the creation and implementation of the nations only electronic Pre-Participation Evaluation tool, started the Advanced Athletic Training Fellowship Program, and co-developed the International Affiliate Clinical Training Program (IACTP). Scott is also an internationally recognized speaker on topics related to healthcare administration, sports medicine, and his unique approach to injury prevention.

In recent years, Scott has also worked to improve clinical management and recovery of injury through the integration of campus wide research. Currently, he works closely with distinguished clinicians and researchers as a part of one of the nations largest studies examining concussion in student-athletes. As chair of the Pac 12 Sports Medicine committee, Scott has also been influential in conference wide research initiatives focused on improving student-athlete health and welfare. Scott also supports Stanford physicians as a game-day injury spotter for the National Football League. 

Scott, his wife Jaime, daughter Payton, and son Parker reside on campus. 

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EDUCATION:

  • Saint Mary’s College, MA in Athletic Administration 2002
  • Washington State University, BS in Athletic Training 2000

BOC CERTIFICATION: February 2000

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization Practitioner 2015
  • Sports Safety Specialist 2015
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) 2011
  • Functional Movement Screen (FMS) 2009

MEMBERSHIPS:

  • NATA Member in Good Standing

CLINICAL SPECIALTIES/AREAS OF FOCUS/TRAINING:

  • Dry Needling
  • Developmental Kinesiology
  • Movement Dysfunction
  • Technological Integration

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Concussion
  • Injury Prevention

PUBLICATIONS:

Stanford Sports Medicine