Credentials: MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS
Company: TD HealthSport Solutions
Expertise Areas: AT/Health Care System; AT/Physician Clinical; Health System Development; Performance Enhancement Programs/Business; Secondary School Clinical Operations; State AT Association Management; Social Media Integration
Tim Drudge’s professional career has not only been diverse in setting, but also in experiences and responsibilities. From a California university to health system boardrooms, Tim has served as an athletic trainer with national champions and Indianapolis 500 Champions, to developing strategic business plans for large, hospital-based sports medicine and sports performance programs.
As a clinician, Tim provided healthcare and developed programming for collegiate athletic training programs, as well as health system based athletic training outreach programs. Also as a clinician, Tim managed healthcare operations for events such as the 2001 World Police and Fire Games, and Big Ten Football Championships from the inaugural event in 2011 to 2016. A first for the profession of athletic training, Tim became the first athletic trainer to work in the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2003, providing healthcare, and pit crew performance training to crew members and drivers to improve their on-track performance. All of these clinical experiences led to Tim helping to develop of one of the first health system-based sports performance programs in the country, including healthcare, sport psychology, sports nutrition and strength & conditioning verticals.
As an administrator, Tim initiated operational strategies, created strategic marketing plans and materials, managed and developed a workforce of diverse professions, oversaw new facility construction and renovation on several projects, and had a crucial role in business development.
Tim is the owner and President of TD HealthSport Solutions, a healthcare consulting company, which focuses on creative solutions for entities interested in improving healthcare delivery, cost savings, improved revenue, strategic marketing, as well as operational efficiencies. Utilizing Tim’s extensive experience as both a clinician, and administrator, his ability to understand both worlds yields collaborative, effective results.