Dana Bates
Dana Bates
Title: Director of Athletic Training Education Program (2012-)
Phone: 503-554-2922
Email: dbates@georgefox.edu

Dana Bates, who completed a PhD from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in December 2012, is program director and clinical coordinator for the athletic training education program at George Fox.

Before joining the George Fox staff, Bates served for a year as an assistant athletic trainer, clinical instructor and visiting assistant professor for the athletic training education program at Whitworth University. Included in her teaching load were courses in lower and upper extremity evaluation, advanced athletic training, and organization and administration of athletic training.

A certified athletic trainer, she was the athletic trainer for the Pirates' softball team. Prior to Whitworth, she worked as an athletic trainer at the University of Texas, overseeing the medical care of the Longhorn rowing program while also serving as the clinical coordinator of the University of Texas Athletic Training Education Program.

Bates earned a bachelor of science degree from Whitworth in 1999 and a master's degree from Oregon State University in 2001. Her husband John became the first full-time assistant coach for the reconstituted Bruins' football program after working at Aloha (Ore.) High School under Chris Casey, who became the head coach for the Bruins in January of 2013.

May 23
Track & Field
Final NCAA Nationals
@ Canton, N.Y., St. Lawrence University
May 22
Track & Field
Final NCAA Nationals
@ Canton, N.Y., St. Lawrence University
May 21
Track & Field
Final NCAA Nationals
@ Canton, N.Y., St. Lawrence University
May 15
Women's Golf
T6 of 21 NCAA Division III Championships
@ Mission Inn, Howey on the Hills, Fl.
May 14
Track & Field
Final NCAA Final Qualifier
May 14
Women's Golf
T7 of 21 NCAA Division III Championships
@ Mission Inn, Howey on the Hills, Fl.
May 13
Track & Field
Final NCAA Final Qualifier
May 13
Women's Golf
8th of 21 NCAA Division III Championships
@ Mission Inn, Howey on the Hills, Fl.
May 12
Women's Golf
6th of 21 NCAA Division III Championships
@ Mission Inn, Howey on the Hills, Fl.
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