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Head Athletic Trainer

Danny Nafey

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Athletic Training Information

Danny “Doc” Nafey has been serving as head trainer at PCA since  2005. Danny has worked with multiple community and charity events including Minor League Hockey in Amarillo, Dallas Cowboys Charity basketball, WWF Wrestling matches, Dallas Marathon, Justin Sports Medicine and various PBR and PRCA Rodeo's in Amarillo / West Texas. Danny has been married 27 years to his loving and patient wife Michele. Together they have two daughters who are both PCA graduates: Kayla Burke PCA 2007, married to Kyle Burke, currently working as a chemist in Oklahoma City and Allison Nafey, PCA 2013 currently a Physical Therapy student at SBU. They have one awesome grandchild, Mila Grace who is 18 months.

Joel 2:25-26 “I will restore to you the years that the swarming locust has eaten, the crawling locust, the consuming locust and the chewing locust, My great army which I sent among you. You shall eat in plenty and be satisfied, and praise the name of the Lord your God, who has dealt wondrously with you; and My people shall never be put to shame.”

Micah 6: 8 “He has shown you oh man what is good; and what does the Lord require of you But to do justly, To love mercy, and To walk humbly with your God.”

Danny’s Education and Experience:


West Texas State (A&M) University - 1984 BS Biology / Health Education

West Texas State (A&M) University - 1990 MS Exercise Sports Science

Troy University - 2006 Masters Business Administration

Nafey has been a Licensed Athletic Trainer since 1985, became nationally certified in 1987.

University, Professional and Secondary School Level Experience:

- 2 years at West Texas A&M (Graduate Assistant)

- 1 season with San Diego Padre's AA farm team (Amarillo Gold Sox)

- 2 years at Greenwood HS in Midland, TX

- 6 Years at Canyon High School, Canyon, TX

- 8 years with HealthSouth as VP of operations managing multiple Physical Therapy clinic's throughout the state of Texas