Darryl Conway



Darryl holds a Masters’ Degree from Adelphi University (’95) in Sports Medicine and Sports Management and a Bachelors’ Degree from the University of Delaware (’93) in Physical Education Studies and Athletic Training.  Presently, Darryl serves as the Senior Associate Athletic Director & Chief Health & Welfare Officer at the University of Michigan.  Darryl has worked with various SWAT Teams as their Tactical Medic and Athletic Trainer. Darryl is a member of the NATA’s Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee, serving as Chair in 2021.  Darryl also serves as Co-Chair of the NCAA’s Diverse Student-Athlete Mental Health & Well-Being Task Force, is a member of the State of Michigan Board of Athletic Trainers, and previously served on the NATA Committee on Professional Ethics (COPE).  Darryl is Co-Director of Sports Medicine Emergency Management (SMEM) and is a member of the Spine Injury in Sports Group (SISG). Darryl was named as a Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) in 2019 and was recognized by the College Athletic Trainers’ Society (CATS) in 2018 with the prestigious Quality of Life Award.  Darryl began working with SMC in 2015 as a clinical instructor.  Presently, Darryl serves as an Assistant Program Director for SMC’s In 2Min or Less! program.  Darryl is widely recognized at SMC as a walking encyclopedia.  His vast experience and background provides a wealth of knowledge that is greatly valued and has consistently held up to Lynette’s “fact check” scrutiny.