The support staff are professionals that help the Foundation to continue to grow and be successful in its primary responsibility to provide the best possible Sports Medicine outreach for the local high schools.

  • Carl Winfield, MD
    Sports Medicine Physician - Providence Family & Sports Medicine​
  • Amber Triplett, ATC
    Physician Extender - Spectrum Medical
  • Elizabeth Shelton, PTA
    Physical Therapy Assistant - Stratford House
  • ​​Blair Bolton
    Athletic Training Staff - Spectrum Medical
  • Morgan Farmer, ATC
    BSN Coordinator - Averett University


The members consist of people that have influences in the Pittsylvania County and Danville schools. This panel is to ensure the success and improvement of the S.P.O.R.T. Foundation. The member are nominated, asked to join, and voted on by the Board of Directors.

  • Joe Nicholson, PT 
    Director of Physical Therapy - Spectrum Medical

  • Jonathan Krome, MD
    Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon - Spectrum Medical

  • Mark Austin
    Assist. Baseball Coach/Assist. AD - Tunstall High School

  • Chad Scruggs
    Assistant Athletic Director - Gretna High School

  • Whitney C. Taylor, RN
    Registered Nurse / Specializes in Orthopedics & Spine
    UNC Health Care - Hillsborough Campus

  • Cortney Herndon, DPT, COMT
    Physical Therapist - Spectrum Medical

The Board of Directors are composed of officers that have daily contact with the Foundation. They are responsible for conducting its business, promote its interests, and appoint any special committees to improve its success.

  • ​Aaron S. Taylor, MS, ATC - President
    Director of Sports Medicine Outreach - Spectrum Medical

  • Tim Torborg, ATC - Vice President
    DME Coordinator - Spectrum Medical

  • Heath Hylton, PTA, LMT - Treasurer
    Physical Therapy Assistant - Spectrum Medical

  • Brandon Owen, ATC, CSCS - Secretary
    Head Athletic Trainer GW High School - Spectrum Medical

  • Thomas Underwood, ATC - Liason
    Head Athletic Trainer - Averett University

Smitty's Plan for O​rthopedic Rehabilitation & Training