What We Provide to Opponents

Services the Sports Medicine Staff Provides to Visiting Schools/Teams

The Union College Sports Medicine staff would like to welcome you and your athletes to our facilities. The main athletic training room is located in Lakeside Athletic Building on the west side of campus. The second training is located in Robson Arena, which will be utilized during all volleyball and basketball competitions. Taping stations will be set up next to the visiting team's lockerroom for all football games.

Both training facilities are equipped with the following:

  • Automated External Defibrillators;

  • Ultrasound units;

  • Electronic muscle stimulation units;

  • Moist Heat;

  • Ice;

  • And taping tables.

Please note there are electrical modalities located in the Robsion Arena Athletic Training Room and at the Lakeside Athletic Training Room. However, none of the outdoor playing fields are adjacent to the Lakeside Athletic Training Room. Should you require access to any of the modalities/items, please contact a member of the Sports Medicine staff to make the necessary arrangements.

To ease your travel preparation we will provide the following list at all athletic competitions.

  • Water coolers;

  • Ice chest;

  • Ice bags;

  • Cups;

  • Vacuum splints;

  • Biohazard container;

  • And a trash container.

We have complied a list of phone numbers that we feel are beneficial for you during your visit. The list will include how to contact the athletic training rooms, each athletic trainer, doctors, dentist, hospital, ambulance service, local hotels, etc.


  • Lakeside Training Room: (606) 546-1303

  • Robson Arena Training Room: (606) 546-1724

  • Head Athletic Trainer: (606) 546-1303

  • Assistant Athletic Trainers: (606) 546-1302 / (606) 546-1724

  • Ambulance Service: (606) 546-4158

  • Knox County Hospital: (606) 546-4175

  • Campus Safety: (606) 546-1520, (606) 546-1390

  • Campus Operator: (606) 546-4151

  • Tom Ashburn, M.D. (Team Physician) (606) 546-9289

  • Edwin H. Smith, D.M.D. (Team Dentist) (606) 546-7633

  • Mountain Eye Care (606) 546-8822


  • Barbourville - Best Western (606) 546-8500

  • Corbin - Quality Inn (800) 424-6423; Super 8 (800) 800-8000; Knights Inn (800) 843-5644; Baymont Inn (606) 523-9040; Fairfield Inn (800) 321-2211; Best Western (800) 528-1234; Red Carpet (606) 528-7100; Ramada Limited (800) 272-6232; Days Inn (606) 528-8150

Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns. We will be happy to assist you in any manner. If you are sending a student athletic trainer with your athletes please send a signed form stating what modalities any of your athletes will need prior to competition.

Clay Bulter, MA, ATC
Lucius Willson, BS ATC