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• Tim Bream is in his sixth year at Penn State and was promoted to Assistant Athletic Director, Sports Medicine Support Services in March 2015.
• He is responsible for overseeing sports medicine support and athletic training services for all 31 Penn State varsity sports, including football, and the university’s approximately 800 student-athletes.
• Bream returned to his alma mater after 19 years with the National Football League’s Chicago Bears. He had served as the head athletic trainer with Chicago since 1997 after spending the four previous years with the Bears as an assistant athletic trainer.
• Prior to working in the NFL, Bream held athletic trainer positions at several schools, including Richmond, where he was the director of sports medicine and head athletic trainer (1998-92), Vanderbilt (1986-88), Syracuse (1984-86) and West Virginia (1983-84).
• Bream has also worked with the United States Olympic Committee medical staffs, including the 1991 World University Games in England and the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France.
• Bream graduated from Penn State with a bachelor’s degree in health and physical education, with an emphasis in athletic training. A native of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, he earned his master’s degree in physical education with an emphasis in sports science from West Virginia.
• He has served as an instructor and lecturer in collegiate and professional settings, co-authored articles for national publications and been a presenter at numerous national athletic training seminars and symposia.
• Bream has two daughters, Rebecca and Elizabeth.