Skip to main content Skip to footer
Visiting Basketball, Swimming and Diving and Volleyball Athletic Trainers

The University of Connecticut Sports Medicine Staff welcomes you to Storrs, Connecticut. The Harry A. Gampel Athletic Training Room will be open during your scheduled practice time and two hours prior to the start of competition. Please be aware that if your team is playing at the XL Center in Hartford, CT there is no host athletic training room. Only what is listed below is available for XL Center games. During your visit to the University of Connecticut, the following accommodations have been made for you in the way of supplies and services.

In the athletic training room

  • hot and cold whirlpools
  • hydrocollators
  • ice
  • ultrasound
  • electric stim units
  • taping area
On the court/pool
  • water
  • cups
  • ice
  • materials for biohazard disposal
  • emergency equipment (splints, crutches, spine board and an AED)
Visiting team locker room
  • water/cups
  • ice
  • small hydrocollator (for visiting basketball teams)
  • materials for biohazard disposal
XL Center visiting team locker room
  • ice water/cups
  • ice
  • small hydrocollator (for game day only)
  • materials for biohazard disposal
XL center court
  • Ice water/cups
  • Ice
  • Bike by request
  • Materials for biohazard disposal
  • Splints and crutches

Men's and women's basketball will have a team physician, an orthopedic physician, and an ambulance service in attendance throughout the competition at Gampel and at the XL Center. A team physician will be on-call during swimming/diving and volleyball competitions.

If your team is traveling without a certified athletic trainer, please contact the athletic trainer assigned to your sport in advance to arrange appropriate coverage for your team.

If you require anything beyond what we offer, please feel free to contact the certified athletic trainer assigned to your sport and we will try to accommodate you and your institution. During your stay in Connecticut, if you need anything or have any questions, please feel free to contact our staff. Enjoy your stay in Storrs and good luck this season.

Helpful Numbers: 
James Doran, Men's Basketball Athletic Trainer486-0481
Patrick McKenna, Women's Basketball Athletic Trainer486-2520
Katie Martin, Swimming/Diving Athletic Trainer486-3612