Dustin Hill enters his 16th year as the director of sports medicine at North Texas.
Hill serves as the sports medicine director and senior associate athletic director for the University of North Texas. He is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association and is licensed as an athletic trainer by the state of Texas. He is very active in his national and district athletic training associations. He served as the chair of the Division I-A Honors and Awards Committee for the Southwest Athletic Trainers' Association from 2002-2010.Since arriving at the University of North Texas, Hill is currently in the effort to create an entry-level master's athletic training program here at the university.
A native of Gadsden, Ala., Hill received his bachelor's of science in athletic training from the University of Alabama. After leaving Alabama, Hill earned his master's of science in sports administration from the University of Southern Mississippi. Upon completion of his master's degree, Hill remained at the University of Southern Mississippi as the associate head athletic trainer.
Additionally, Hill has spent time with the Cleveland Indians minor league baseball team in Winter Haven, Florida as well as DCH Sports Medicine Clinic Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Hill was part of the National Champion football team at the University of Alabama in 1992. During his time at Alabama, Southern Miss, and North Texas, he has been a part of 10 conference championship seasons.
At Southern Miss, Hill was Chairman of the Conference USA Sports Medicine Fund Raising Committee from 1997-2000. From 1999-2001, Hill was the National Youth Sports Program Medical Coordinator. At North Texas, he has served as the Chairman of the Sun Belt Athletic Trainers' Committee from 2007-2009.
In 2010, Hill was awarded the Jack Davis Professional Achievement Award from the University of Alabama for his outstanding professional accomplishments in the field of athletic training.
He is the proud parent of daughter Savannah (17), and son Devin (15).