Five Alumni Awarded at School of Health Technology and Management
September 14, 2018
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Arturo (Roy Flores), Class of 2000, Multidisciplinary Studies, Athletic Training Concentration
Arturo “Roy” Flores earned his bachelor’s degree from Stony Brook University in 2000 and a Master’s Degree in Advanced Athletic Training and Sports Sciences from LIU – Brooklyn in 2004 while working as a teaching fellow. He is currently an athletic trainer for New York University Department of Athletics women’s volleyball, men’s basketball and baseball teams. Prior to his time at NYU, he served for eight years as an athletic trainer for Stony Brook University (SBU) baseball and soccer programs. While employed at Fairleigh Dickinson University, he oversaw all sports medicine needs for baseball and soccer student-athletes by designing and implementing athletic training policies and rehabilitation programs. Flores has been involved in many postseason successes, with several of the programs he has been associated with earning multiple NCAA postseason bids. While at SBU, the Seawolves’ baseball team made a College World Series appearance in 2012. Roy has contributed to the healthcare of athletes by volunteering at the Empire State Games (1999-2008), NYC Triathalon (2009-2018), PGA US Open (2013) and NYC Marathon (2014-2018). In addition to providing medical services, Roy has contributed to the athletic training profession serving as a representative and Chair of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee (2013 – present). He is currently the President Elect for the New York State Athletic Trainer’s Association.