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Jim Stoker, PT, SCS, CSCS

Jim is a Physical Therapist and VP of Clemson Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, originally from Upstate South Carolina. He graduated from Furman University and The Medical University of South Carolina. His hobbies include keeping up with his wonderful wife and two children, attending Furman and Clemson athletic events and when at all possible hunting and playing a round of golf. Jim played the traditional three sports growing up, football, basketball and baseball. His sport of choice is basketball and now also golf. Two knee surgeries in high school derailed further competitive sports participation but initiated his passion for rehabilitation and sports medicine. Jim has provided volunteer sports medicine coverage for high school athletics since 1996 and whole heartedly believes these services are essential for our youth.

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Christopher Clemow, M.D.

Chris serves as a primary care sports medicine physician with Blue Ridge Orthopaedics and a faculty physician teaching residents with AnMed Health. The care of athletes and their overall safety is a daily concern for him. He loves sports and has since he was a child. His favorite sport to play is baseball and football is his favorite to watch. These days, triathlon related activities are what he does to try and slow down “Father Time” and generally stay in shape. Chris believes PlaySafe is critically important to athletic safety in our area. “Certified Athletic Trainers are the foundation of a good sports medicine system. Without them, the team would never work. The education of the next generation of leaders in the sports medicine field is also something close to my heart. I am proud to be a part of what Play Safe is working hard to accomplish.”

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Michael Cunningham

Michael is a member of the Executive Team at AnMed Health. Growing up he was fortunate enough to be involved in youth and high school athletics, and knows firsthand the benefits of focusing on safety. His favorite sport without question is football, although he does enjoy playing basketball for exercise. Michael believes PlaySafe can and will be an important part of building a healthier community.

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Robert Corney

Rob Corney is an associate attorney with Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A. in Greenville. He was raised in Charleston as the fifth of eight children, where he spent his free time on the water and playing organized sports. After graduating from the University of South Carolina, Rob obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the Charleston School of Law and went to work for the S.C. Attorney General’s Office. Two years later, he and his wife moved to the Upstate where they welcomed their first child in July of 2014. When Rob is not working or spending time with his family, he enjoys playing golf, basketball and tennis, as well as cheering on his beloved Gamecocks. He believes in PlaySafe’s mission because he has witnessed the type of life-altering injuries that can be sustained when athletes are engaged in heated competition, and appreciates the impact an on-site medical professional can have when injuries occur.


Lori Harmon

Lori serves as practice manager for Blue Ridge Orthopaedics. A huge fan of college basketball, March Madness is her favorite time of year. Her position working with Blue Ridge has allowed her to see firsthand how vital the services of a certified athletic trainer can be to the student athletes in our area. As a former high school basketball player, she experienced only student trainers, who, along with coaches, had minimal first aid training. “When injuries occur, our student athletes need to know that the first responder will be a certified trainer, someone knowledgeable in assessing, treating, stabilizing and coordinating care with the appropriate physician or specialist. It is the goal of PlaySafe to see that all of our student athletes practice and compete with the knowledge that access to an athletic trainer is no longer a need, but a reality.”

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Larry S. Bowman, M.D.

Dr. Bowman received his Master’s Degree in Bioengineering at Clemson University and now serves as an Adjunct Professor for that department.  He served as a Flight Surgeon in the U.S. Army.  Dr. Bowman completed his Orthopaedic Residency at Pennsylvania State University and founded Blue Ridge Orthopaedics in 1982.  Dr. Bowman has served as Team Physician for Clemson University for over 25 years and has also served as Team Physician for Southern Wesleyan University.  He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, South Carolina Orthopaedic Society, Orthopaedic Research Society, and the South Carolina Medical Association of Medical Aspect of Sports Committee.  Dr. Bowman is a newly elected member of the NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards.   He is the 2006 recipient of the Jack C. Hughston Physician of the Year Award which was presented at the 30th Annual American Physical Therapy Association’s meeting.  In addition, if you’ve attended any home games at Clemson since 2007, you will see that the Visitor’s Locker room bears his name!  He and his wife Mary are the proud parents of two adult children Robert (Bo) Bowman and Mary Walker Goddard and are the grandparents of Hayes and Addison.



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Rex Maynard

Rex Maynard was born and raised in Belton when he played football and golf for Belton High School.  He graduated from Wofford College where he played football and baseball.  Following graduation from Wofford in 1969 he began working at Maynard’s Home Furnishings, and has been the company president since 1977.  He has served on the board of the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce, the Belton Area Partnership, the both the Southern and National Home Furnishings Association.   He has been active in community activities including the B-HP Booster Club, Belton Recreation Association, Lions Club and United Way.    He became involved as a tennis volunteer in 1976 through the Palmetto Championships, and has served as the director of that event since 1980.  He founded the Hall of Fame Classic high school girls tournament in Belton in 1987.  He continues as the chairman today and the tournament was named the 2012 USTA Southern Team Event of the Year.  He has served as the president of the Belton Tennis Association, USTA South Carolina and the 9-state USTA Southern Section.  He has served on a number of USTA national committees, including the Executive Committee.  He is a current member of the USTA Nominating Committee.  Rex and his wife Louise (Weezer) live in Belton and have 4 children and 12 grandchildren.Tim A photo

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Tim Arellano

Tim Arellano has served as General Counsel at AnMed Health, Anderson, South Carolina, since October, 2000. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences from Southern Missionary College, Collegedale, Tennessee in 1982; and his Juris Doctorate degree from Oklahoma City University in 1984. He is licensed to practice law in Tennessee and South Carolina. His long standing interests include all sports. Tim and his wife, Jenny (formerly Jennifer Upton), love the upstate and when not traveling they enjoy the quiet Belton countryside, where they reside.

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Keller Sullivan

Keller Sullivan is a financial planner with Morgan Stanley.  He attended T.L. Hanna High School and is a 2008 graduate of the University of South Carolina. When Keller is not working, he enjoys playing basketball and soccer as well as attending college sporting events. As a former high school athlete, Keller believes that access to Certified Athletic Trainers is essential to the safety and future well-being of young athletes.  He is proud to be part of the Play Safe mission to provide and expand sports medicine services to schools, student athletes, parents, and communities.