David Reed is in his 16th year as a high school athletic trainer, and is currently the Head Athletic Trainer at Boswell High School. Doc Reed is in his 8th year as the Head Athletic Trainer at Boswell. Throughout his career he has been part of a multitude of successful programs, including 2 state championships in Cross Country. He has worked with some of the best coaches, and the best programs in the state of Texas. Doc spent his first 3 years as an assistant athletic trainer at Lewisville High School working with the Fighting Farmer athletes. The next 5 years were spent at Decatur High School as the Head Athletic Trainer, where he was part of a 5 year stretch in which the Eagle football team had a combined record of 59 wins and only 7 losses. The past 8 years at Boswell as the Head Athletic Trainer has seen continued success in every sport in the program. Doc Reed is a firm believer in helping kids return to play as safely and quickly as possible, promoting success of the athlete and their team.
Partnering with Texas Orthopedic Specialists as the official team physicians for the Pioneers, Doc Reed and his staff are providing the same type of care for Boswell student-athletes that any Division I or professional sports team would have. In the past 4 years, 4 student athletic trainers have received scholarships to attend college athletic training programs at several highly thought of athletic training programs.
Doc was born in Olney, TX to his parents Aaron and Vonda Reed. Though he moved around a lot during his grade school years due to his father’s job in the oil fields, he returned to Olney for high school where he played football for the same coach his father played under. He was an all-state defensive tackle his senior year, and helped lead Olney to its first district title in over 20 years. After high school his father became a Baptist minister, a tradition in the family as his grandfather, father and brother are all Southern Baptist pastors, all currently located in Oklahoma.
Doc graduated from Hardin-Simmons University in 1999, with a Bachelor of Behavioral Science in Kinesiology. David is highly involved in the Athletic Training world. He has been a member of the executive board for the North Texas Athletic Trainer’s Society for the past 6 years. He also serves as a committee chair for the Southwest Athletic Trainer’s Association and is a member of the Texas High School Coaches Association.
Doc is married to Tammy Reed, a librarian at Bryson Elementary for just over 16 years. They have a daughter Molly (10), who is an aspiring softball player and 5th grader at Bryson also.