Grant Smith joined the Lobo Family in the April of 2023, and he serves as the Associate Athletic Trainer for the Lobo Football program. He will also serve as the director of rehabiliation for the program. He came to UNM after serving a one-year apprenticeship with the Green Bay Packers.
With UNM, Smith will work with the 115-member Lobo Football squad overseeing injury prevention and maintenance. He will also directly oversee all of UNM’s injury rehabilitation, developing programs in consultation with UNM’s athletic performance staff.
With the Packers, Smith oversaw inventory and emergency management, injury evaluation and corrective exercise skills.
Smith, who also previously served internships with the Kansas City Chiefs (2019-20,earing a Super Bowl ring) and the Minnesota Vikings (2018), spent two years as a graduate assistant athletic trainer with Nebraska. There he graduated with a degree in Higher Educations Administration in 2022. He earned his undergrauate degree from the University of Missouri in 2020 in Athletic Training.