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Sam Arnold, ATC (DPT Student)

Sam is a doctoral candidate at Baylor University, where he is in the final months of completing his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree with an anticipated graduation in December of 2022. He has completed internships as a physical therapy student working in outpatient orthopedic and skilled nursing settings. Prior to his education in physical therapy, he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from California State University, Fullerton and is a Certified Athletic Trainer with experience practicing in high school, junior college, and Division 1 athletics. He was raised in Iowa and enlisted in the military, where he spent his time either stationed in or deployed to the desert, and upon discharge opted to relocate to the more temperate climate of Santa Barbara to begin his educational pursuits. He currently resides in the Santa Ynez Valley with his lovely wife and their young son, and stays active in a number of outdoor activities. 

 Professional Licensure & Organizations

  • Certified Athletic Trainer
  • CPR/BLS Certified
  • Member of American Physical Therapy Association
  • Member of National Athletic Training Association 


  • Doctoral Candidate, Baylor University (anticipated graduation December 2022)
  • BS Athletic Training, California State University, Fullerton