Assistant Director of Athletics for Athletic Training Mike Goforth is in his 10th year on Tech's athletic training staff. Goforth came to Tech from the Hamilton Medical Center/Bradley Wellness Center in Dalton, Ga., where he was the director of wellness and sports medicine.
He has an extensive background in sports medicine, working at East Tennessee State University, William Fleming High School, Tusculum College, Greene County Sports Medicine/Industrial Cooperative and Pioneer Sports Medicine/Physical Therapy Clinic. He also has numerous opportunities to consult on program development throughout the country.
Goforth graduated from East Tennessee State University in 1991 with a bachelor's degree in physical education with a concentration in athletic training. He earned his master's in sport management from Tech in 1995 and is currently pursuing his doctorate in health education from Tech.
Goforth is married to Tracy, a teacher at Blacksburg Middle School, and has two sons - Ethan, 11, and Luke, 7.