|Position:||Head Athletic Trainer|
|Alma Mater:||University of Maryland (BS) `73|
Sandy Worth has been affiliated with the University of Maryland athletics since 1973 and was promoted to Head Athletic Trainer in 1992. Worth is still the first and only woman to serve as Head Athletic Trainer at an ACC school and the only woman to serve as the Head Athletic Trainer for Football in the conference. Worth has coordinated the medical care for hundreds of Terrapin athletes across several different sports.
Worth’s impressive resume includes numerous national and conference titles with some of the most successful athletic programs at the University of Maryland. Worth was a part of the Women’s Basketball program that won the inaugural ACC tournament in Virginia in 1978. They continued their success winning seven more ACC titles and appearing in the Final Four three times (1978, 1982, 1989). While serving as Head Athletic Trainer for Maryland Football from 1992-2004, the Terrapins won the 2001 ACC Championship and made several Bowl Game appearances. Worth has also had two successful stints with the Women’s Lacrosse program resulting in two ACC titles, an appearance in the NCAA finals in 2009 and three National Championships in 1981, 1986 and 2010.
Worth currently works with the Terrapin Field Hockey team who has also experienced recent success. The Maryland Field Hockey team has won five ACC Tournament Championships (2005, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2013), won the inaugural BIG TEN regular season championship in 2014, in addition to claiming four National Championships (2005, 2006, 2008 and 2010).
Worth’s accomplishments and impact in the field of athletic training extend well beyond her work with the Terrapins. Worth has worked locally and internationally with US Women’s Lacrosse and US Field Hockey for the last 20 years. In addition, she continuously serves as a mentor and advisor for young professionals looking to expand their knowledge in the field of athletic training. In 2014, Worth was inducted into the University of Maryland “M Club” Hall of Fame in recognition of her continued service and work with Maryland student-athletes.
A native of Timonium, MD, Worth graduated from the University of Maryland in 1973.