Darryl Conway serves as the Senior Associate Athletic Director & Chief Health & Welfare Officer for University of Michigan Athletics. Darryl holds a master’s degree from Adelphi University (’95) in Sports Medicine and Sports Management and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware (’93) in Physical Education Studies and Athletic Training.
In addition to being a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), Darryl has worked with various SWAT Teams as their Tactical Medic and Athletic Trainer, and as a volunteer EMT, and has been an American Red Cross first aid, CPR, and AED instructor for 30 years. Darryl serves as the Chair of the NATA’s Ethnic Diversity Advisory Committee (EDAC), is a member of the NATA’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Advocacy (DEIA) Task Force, Michigan Athletic Trainers’ Society (MATS) Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee, Michigan Athletic Trainers’ Society (MATS) AT Cares Committee, NATA Research & Education Foundation (REF) Development Task Force, & the NATA’s Educationalist Community Diversity Recruitment & Retention Work Group. Darryl served as Co‐Chair of the NCAA’s Diverse Student‐ Athlete Mental Health & Well‐Being Task Force, is a member of the State of Michigan Board of Athletic Trainers, the State of Michigan Board of Athletic Trainers Disciplinary Sub‐Committee & Rules Sub‐Committee, the Board of Certification of Athletic Trainers (BOC) Reinstatement Committee, and previously served on the NATA Committee on Professional Ethics (COPE). Darryl also serves as an Instructor Trainer for American Red Cross CPR / AED / First Aid Instructor Courses, a Senior Clinical Instructor with Sports Medicine Concepts, owner of Conway Ventures, LLC, Founding Partner & Continuing Education Coordinator of Sports Medicine Emergency Management, LLC (SMEM), an Associate Expert with The Rehberg‐ Konin Group, an Instructor & Ambassador with Stop the Bleed, and has worked as an Athletic Trainer at the Winter X Games and various Red Bull extreme events. Darryl was also a member of the Spine Injury in Sports Group (SISG), is a member of the Xenith Scientific Advisory Committee, and a consultant for RG Medical Diagnostics. Darryl was named as a Distinguished Athletic Trainer by the Michigan Athletic Trainers’ Society (MATS) in 2022, a Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) in 2019 and was recognized by the College Athletic Trainers’ Society (CATS) in 2018 with the prestigious Quality of Life Award.