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William Ankrom is an instructor and clinical education coordinator in the Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition for the Athletic Training Education Program. Ankrom joined the Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition in October of 2015 after working with UPMC Sports Medicine as the Assistant Director of the Athletic Training and Development Department in which he served for the past 20 years. Ankrom still works as a casual call athletic trainer for UPMC Sports Medicine assisting with staff time off or large scale athletic tournaments and events. In 2009, Ankrom received the Distinguished Athletic Training Alumni Award from California University of PA. He currently serves on the WPIAL Sports Medicine Committee, PATS Executive Board Member, as the elected Southwest PATS Representative through 2024.


Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition


Athletic Training

Education & Training

  • California University of PA
  • University of Pittsburgh


  • Distinguished Alumni Award, California University of PA (2009)