Jim Starkey joined the IMPACT Sports Performance Staff in February 2015 after spending five years at The Steadman Clinic in Vail, CO, where he worked with some of the top orthopedic physicians in the profession. A native of Hamburg, Jim earned a Bachelor’s of Science in athletic training from SUNY Cortland and a Master’s of Science in exercise science from Middle Tennessee State University. During his time at MTSU, Jim served as the athletic trainer for the Blue Raiders baseball team. In addition to his work at The Steadman Clinic, Jim has gained experience working with the New York Yankees, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and many other athletes from the NHL, NFL, MLB, NBA, and United States Olympic Teams. Jim is a Certified Athletic Trainer and an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.