Drew Babcock joined the Rhinehart Athletic Training Center (RATC) on a full-time basis in the summer of 2009. As an assistant athletic trainer, he will work directly with the Montana cross country and track & field programs.
Babcock, a former track and field standout for the Grizzlies, has been working in the RATC since his days as an undergraduate athletic training student. He received his degree in health and human performance with an emphasis in athletic training in 2007.
Babcock was a graduate assistant in the RATC for the 2007-08 and 2008-09 school years. During that time he worked specifically with the Grizzly volleyball program.
Babcock earned his graduate degree in health and human performance from Montana in the summer of 2009.
Babcock was a hurdler for the Grizzlies, advancing to the Big Sky Conference outdoor championships in the 400-meter hurdles all four of his outdoor seasons of eligibility (2003-06).
A graduate of Silverado High School in Las Vegas, Nev., Babcock was born and raised in East Glacier, Mont., as a member of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation.