David Chandler, a veteran athletic trainer with an extensive background in the field of injury rehabilitation, has been associated with Baylor University for nearly half his life. Having attended school at Baylor and worked full-time at BU following graduation, Chandler returned to Baylor in 1996 after spending three years on the staff of the Champion Physical Therapy and Sports Health Clinic in Austin.
Chandler first joined the Baylor staff in 1985 after serving four years as a student trainer. He worked with football and men's basketball in addition to other sports until 1993 when he went into private practice. His current duties include working with the football team and supervising the rehabilitation programs for all student-athletes.
In addition to his work at Baylor, Chandler frequently lectures at Southwest Athletic Trainers Association workshops. In 2000, he was honored with Baylor's Outstanding Staff Award.
Chandler was a football and golf letterman at Lancaster High and graduated in 1980. That same year he came to Baylor as a student trainer. Chandler graduated from Baylor with a B.S. in Education in 1985. He is licensed by the State of Texas and certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association.
Chandler and his wife Amy, a Baylor graduate and softball letterwinner, have two sons, Cole and Will.