UWA Athletic Training & Sports Medicine 

Faculty & Staff

Hudson Byrnes, MS, ATC

Head Athletic Trainer/ Instructor

Hudson is beginning his third year as head athletic trainer and instructor at the University of West Alabama. This is his fifth year at the University.  He is responsible for overseeing the athletic training services for all UWA varsity sports and provides athletic training services to the UWA Football Team. Hudson completed a vestibular and concussion rehabilitation certification from the American Institute of Balance over the summer. He also teaches upper level undergraduate and masters athletic training courses. Hudson received his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Delta State University in May of 2014. After graduating from DSU, he went on to complete his Master of Science in Athletic Administration with an intercollegiate emphasis from Mississippi College in May of 2016. While completing his M.S at MC, Hudson served as a graduate assistant on the athletic training staff, providing athletic training services to the MC Men’s Soccer, Men’s and Women’s Tennis, and Baseball teams. After completing his graduate assistantship, he took over the athletic training services for the MC Football team from 2016-2018. Prior to joining the staff at UWA, Hudson was a clinical athletic trainer in a primary care sports medicine clinic at the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Pensacola, FL. Hudson currently lives in Coatopa, AL, with his wife, Krista, and dog, Patch.

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Hours of Operation:

Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

Saturday 8:00am-11:00am


1 College Drive, UWA Station 14, Livingston Alabama 35470

(205) 652 – 3714

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