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Scott GallowayScott GallowayScott Galloway, a 1995 graduate of Livingston High School, is one of three people who were inducted into the Southwest Athletic Trainers Association (SWATA) Hall of Fame during a ceremony held July 21 at the 69th annual meeting of SWATA in Arlington. His mother, Terri Galloway of Livingston, was given the honor of pinning him in the prestigious ceremony. The other inductees were Doin Dahlke and James “Bubba” Wilson.

Galloway is currently the Director of Athletics for the White Settlement Independent School District. He served WSISD as Associate Director of Athletics from 2018-2022. Prior to that, he served DeSoto ISD as Assistant Athletic Director & Director of Sports Medicine from 1999-2013 and 2015-2018. He worked for Texas Health Resources from 2013-2015 in sports medicine and orthopedic service line development.

Galloway holds a Bachelor of Science degree in health education from Texas A&M University and an MBA from WGU Texas. He has supported teams in 11 UIL state championships and 10 UIL state runner-ups. He is an author and presenter for the Texas High School Athletic Directors Associations’ athletic administrator’s certification course, and serves on the THSADA TAAC committee.

He helped author and implement HB 2038 which governs how Texas public schools manage concussions. He is a frequent national speaker on topics including sickle cell trait and sudden death, GPS and athletic performance, concussion, and program development.

Galloway was inducted into the inaugural Texas State Athletic Trainers Association Hall of Honor. He has been awarded the John Harvey Humanitarian Award, the James Dodson New Horizon Award, the Eddie Wojecki Award and the Bobby Gunn Unsung Hero Award by the Southwest Athletic Trainers Association. He was awarded the Athletic Training Service Award by the NATA and the Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award by SWATA. He has served on the NATA Finance Committee, the NATA Compensation Task Force, and the NATA Diversity Equity Inclusion and Access Task Force. He currently serves as the District 6 National Director and serves on the executive council as secretary-treasurer for the NATA.

He and his wife, Melissa, have three children, Lucas, Emmerson and Darby.

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