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Jim Spooner
Jim Spooner

Position:
Head Football Athletic Trainer



Phone: 208-426-3944
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Jim Spooner returned to Boise State, his alma mater, as an assistant athletic trainer in 2011. In July 2013 Spooner moved to the position of head football athletic trainer where he oversees daily treatment and medical care of the Bronco football team.

Prior to arriving back in Boise, Spooner spent two years as the head football athletic trainer at New Mexico State. He served in the same position during 2007 season. Between stints in Las Cruces, Spooner spent the spring of 2009 as the head athletic trainer for the Alaska Aces of the ECHL (hockey). In 2008 Spooner worked with the San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League. Spooner was on staff when the Aces and SaberCats reached the Kelly Cup Finals and ArenaBowl respectively.

In 2007 he became the head athletic trainer for the Amsterdam Admirals of NFL Europe before making his first stop at New Mexico State.

After graduating from Boise State in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in athletic training, Spooner went on to hold positions as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Penn State and the Nevada. He was hired as a full-time staff assistant at Nevada in 2004 working with women's basketball and softball.

A native of St. Maries, Idaho, Spooner and his wife Christina, reside in Boise with their son Cace. He enjoys camping, fly fishing, and the great outdoors of his home state.