About Tamara L. Young, ATC, OTC, M.Ed

Tammy YoungTammy has been a part of the University of Missouri team since November 2008. She is an athletic trainer with extensive experience within Sports Medicine. Prior to moving to the University, Tammy worked closely with orthopedic surgeons and physical therapists in the outpatient setting and with athletic team coverage. Tammy has diverse roles within the practice, including surgical and clinical assistant to Dr. Sherman, patient education and rehabilitation, and office management.


  • William Woods University – Bachelor of Science Sports Medicine, Bachelor of Arts Secondary Education, May 1996
  • Lindenwood University – Masters of Education, August 1998


  • Certified Athletic Trainer by Board of Certification, Inc, August 1999
  • Licensed Athletic Trainer, State of Missouri, August 1999
  • Certified Orthopaedic Technologist by National Board for Certification of Orthopaedic Technologists, June 2010
  • Member of National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA), August 1999
  • Member of Missouri Athletic Trainers Association (MoATA), August 1999
  • Member of Mid-America Athletic Trainers Association (MAATA), August 1999