Shawn Ready is entering his second year with the Rice athletic training staff. He serves as the Associate Athletic Trainer for football. He came to Rice from Coffeyville Community College in Coffeyville, Kansas where he was the Head Athletic Trainer covering all 17 NJCAA sports.
Shawn is a native of Mason, Illinois and has a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology and Sports Studies with a concentration in Athletic Training from Eastern Illinois University. During his time at EIU he interned with the New England Patriots and Biomax Rehabilitation along with the sports medicine assignments given. He moved on to Texas State University-San Marcos where he received his Masters of Science in Athletic Training working with baseball and assisting with cheer and dance.
Shawn is a member of the NATA, SWATA and the TSATA as well as the NSCA. Personally he spends his free time volunteering with Justin Sports Medicine Team, fishing in Galveston Bay and Olympic/ Power Lifting.