Andrew Browder came to Western Carolina University in the Spring of 2011, as an Assistant Athletic Trainer before moving to Associate Head Athletic Trainer in 2013. He is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the Camp Lab Sports Medicine Center, as well as the daily care of the Men's and Women's Cross Country, Track & Field teams. He also oversees the athletic training intern responsible for the daily care of the Catamount Volleyball team.
Prior to coming to Western Carolina University, Browder spent a year and a half as an Assistant Athletic Trainer at Bethany College in Lindsborg, KS. While at BC, Andrew was responsible for the daily care of the women's athletics programs, Men's Soccer, Cross Country, and Track & Field. During his time at Bethany College, Browder was also a professor in the CAATE accredited Athletic Training Education program.
Browder earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Appalachian State University. He completed his Bachelor's of Science in Athletic Training in 2007, earning his Master's of Science in Exercise Science in 2009. While working toward his Master's degree, Andrew was an athletic training intern within the athletic training program. He was responsible for the daily care of the Women's Field Hockey team as well as the Men's Wrestling team. Browder also taught an anatomy lab within the department of exercise science.
Browder worked eight years with Varsity Brands, Inc., gaining experience working with both collegiate and high school cheerleaders and dancers across the nation. He also has specialized training from the Postural Restoration Institute.
Andrew is originally from Edenton, NC and resides in Cullowhee.