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Dr. Brian Johnston, Ph.D., ATC
Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Experience
Brett Lewis, MA, ATC
Senior Athletic Trainer
Nathan Barger, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Samantha Davis, MS, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Tavarus Ferguson, ATC
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
Matthew Foote
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
Ryan Jett, ATC
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
Brianne Jones
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
Graham Joseph, ATC
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
David Montes, ATC
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
Jerica Moore
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
Mikki Oliver, ATC
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
Jacqueline Ripple
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
Jennifer Stautz
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
Kurt Thiele
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
Sierra Weaver, ATC
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
Dr. Ralph Mills
Team Physician
Dr. Benjamin England
Team Physician
Dr. Bart McKinney
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Dr. Benjamin England

Team Physician

Dr. England is a sport and exercise medicine specialist and is a native of Maryville, Tennessee.  He received a bachelors of science in biochemistry from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and a medical degree from ETSU’s James H. Quillen College of Medicine.  His residency in Family Medicine and fellowship in Sports Medicine were performed at the University Of Tennessee Graduate School Of Medicine in Knoxville.  He is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.  

During his career he has served as team physician for South Doyle High School, E.C. Glass High School, Sweet Briar College, Randolph College, Knoxville Ice Bears minor league hockey, Lynchburg Hillcats minor league baseball and the University of Tennessee Athletic Department.  He is a registered ringside physician for Golden Gloves Boxing and has served on the medical staff for the Knoxville Marathon, the Marine Corps Marathon, the SEC Track and Field Championships, and the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament.                             

Dr. England’s practice is focused on non-operative orthopedics and sports related conditions.  He is also serving alongside Dr. Ralph Mills as a physician in BucSports Athletic Medicine Center. He resides in Johnson City with his wife Katy, and two children Declan and Aengus.