Justin Bolton, ATC, LAT

Director of Athletic Training Services, Institute for Sports Medicine


Director of Athletic Training Services, Institute for Sports Medicine

Athletic Trainer, UConn Health


Justin Bolton received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Athletic Training from Central Connecticut State University in 2010. He is a Certified Athletic Trainer through the BOC, Licensed through the State of CT and a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association.

He joined the UConn ISM team after spending 5 years with the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, CT where he was the Lead Athletic Trainer for Football, Women’s basketball and Men’s Lacrosse.  Prior to that, Justin worked at Advanced Physical Therapy in Wolcott Conn, where he served as the Head Athletic Trainer for Wolcott High School and aided in clinical care.

As the Director of Athletic Training services for The UConn Institute for Sports Medicine, Justin provides clinical outreach and support, facilitates athletic training coverage for associated programs, aids in research opportunities and is actively involved in coordinating biomechanical analysis assessment with a focus on developing injury prevention programs. Justin resides in Preston, Connecticut with his wife and their 2 children.


Featured in the NATA magazine (The Lifesaver Issue) – 2013

  • NATA Lifesaver Recognition Award
  • Town of Wolcott, CT Lifesaver Award


Athletic Training Coordinator and COVID compliance associate for the Basketball Hall of Fame BubbleVille tournament at Mohegan Sun – 2020

Athletic Training coordinator and COVID compliance associate for Big East women’s basketball tournament at Mohegan Sun – 2021

National Athletic Training Association Member

New York Jets Fundamental Training Camp for High School Football Players

World Scholar Athlete Games, Hartford, CT

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