Brain Gallagher was hired in August of 2013 to serve as the Director of Sports Medicine. As the Director of Sports Medicine, Gallagher oversees the day-to-day operation of the Maryland Sports Medicine Department, including supervising a staff of seventeen (17) Certified Athletic Trainers and eight (8) Team Physicians, coordinating sports medicine services for Maryland’s 20 athletic teams, and clinically working directly with the Maryland football program. Gallagher came to the University of Maryland from Stanford University where he served as an Athletic Trainer for the Cardinal Football program.
Gallagher has also served as the head football athletic trainer at the University of Toledo from 2009-2010. Prior to his tenure at Toledo, Gallagher served as an assistant athletic trainer at the University of Connecticut, where he worked primarily with the football program from 2005-2009.
Gallagher received his Masters of Arts in Sports Management from the University of Connecticut in 2005 and a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Medicine and Athletic Training from West Chester (Pa.) in 2003.A native of Archbald, Pa., Gallagher currently resides in Bethesda, with his wife, Samantha.