Donald Sims was hired as an assistant athletic trainer at Eastern in July 2005.
He provides athletic training services for the men’s basketball team as well as the men’s and women’s tennis teams at EWU. In addition, Sims is the athlete medical insurance coordinator.
Sims received his bachelor’s degree in athletic training from Eastern in 2001 and a master’s degree in advanced athletic training and sport sciences at Long Island University in 2003. Prior to returning to his alma mater, Sims was an assistant athletic trainer at Wagner College in Staten Island, N.Y. He worked with the football, men’s basketball and baseball teams during his two-year stint at the school.
Sims and his wife, Kristin, were married on July 2, 2011, and reside in Spokane. Their daughter, Brooklyn, was born on Jan. 7, 2013. He enjoys sports, reading and classic movies, as well as spending time with family.