Faculty & Staff

Athletic Training & Sports Medicine Center 

Joni Maddox, DAT, ATC

Athletic Trainer/Assistant Professor/Clinical Education Coordinator

Joni Maddox is in her tenth year as an Athletic Trainer at the University of West Alabama. She is an Assistant Professor and also currently the Clinical Education Coordinator for the undergraduate and graduate Athletic Training Programs. Her primary sport responsibility is with the Men’s Basketball program. She also teaches several courses in both Athletic Training Programs. Along with her responsibilities to the Athletic Training Program, Joni also serves as the National Alumni Association President for UWA.

Joni received her B.S. in Athletic Training from the University of West Alabama in 2007. Upon graduation from UWA, she completed a graduate assistantship at Alabama A&M University while earning her M.S. in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Rehabilitation Counseling. Following the completion of her graduate assistantship, Joni took a position with Pro Impact Physical Therapy & Sports Performance in Montgomery, AL where she was assigned to Huntingdon College. During her time there, she served as the Co-Head Athletic Trainer for 2 years followed by being named the Head Athletic Trainer in July 2012. As the Co-Head Athletic Trainer she was primarily responsible for the coverage of men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, women’s basketball, men’s and women’s tennis, and baseball. As the Head Athletic Trainer her primary sport coverage consisted of volleyball, women’s basketball, and baseball while providing assistance to other sports as needed. While at Huntingdon College she also served as a preceptor to the students in the Athletic Training Program.

Joni completed her Doctorate of Athletic Training from A.T. Still University in June 2018. She is looking forward to another year at the University of West Alabama working with the athletic training students and sports teams. She is looking forward to continuing to share her passion for the profession with students in the Athletic Training Programs while providing care to the UWA and Livingston communities. Joni currently resides in Livingston with her husband, Troy Maddox, UWA Intramural Coordinator, and their son Braden.

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday 8:00 am-11:00 am (August-mid May)

Walk-Ins Welcome | Appointments Appreciated

1 College Drive, UWA Station 14,

Livingston Alabama 35470

(205) 652-3714

Fax: (205) 652-3799