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.
- Saint Mary’s College, MA in Athletic Administration 2002
- Washington State University, BS in Athletic Training 2000
BOC CERTIFICATION: February 2000
- Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization Practitioner 2015
- Sports Safety Specialist 2015
- Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) 2011
- Functional Movement Screen (FMS) 2009
- NATA Member in Good Standing
CLINICAL SPECIALTIES/AREAS OF FOCUS/TRAINING:
- Dry Needling
- Developmental Kinesiology
- Movement Dysfunction
- Technological Integration
- Injury Prevention
- Brain Performance– LeadersinSport.com 2016
- Brain Breaks– Move2Thrive 2016
- Fear and Physical Literacy– Move2Thrive2015
- “Damaged Goods…”– Move2Thrive 2015
- “Why Is Learning Selective”– Move2Thrive 2015
- Matheson GO, Anderson S, Robell K. Injuries and Illnesses in the Preparticipation Examination Data of 1.693 College Student-Athletes. Am J Sports Med.2015;43(6):1518-1525.
- Shultz R, Anderson SC, Matheson GO, Marcello B, Besier T. Test Retest and Inter-rater Reliability of the Functional Movement Screen. Journal of Athletic Training. 2013;48(3):331–336.
- Mattson J, Goodman J, Anderson S, Shultz R, Garza D. Validation of a Novel Mouthguard for Measurement of Linear and Rotational Accelerations During Head Impacts. Clinical J Sport Med. 2012:22(3):294-295.
- Shultz R, Mooney K, Anderson S, Marcello B, Garza D, Matheson GO. Functional movement screen: inter-rater and subject reliability. British J Sport Med. 2011:45(4): 374.