Harold “Bud” Epps


Harold “Bud” Epps, ATC, LAT


Central High School, St. Joseph, Missouri, Diploma
University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, B.S. Degree, 1976
University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, M.S. Degree, 1982
Emergency Medical Technician Training, 1980-1982, 1991-1993

Professional Experience:

Select Physical Therapy, Business Development Manager
Assistant Athletic Trainer, Kansas City Chiefs, 1984-2005
Assistant Athletic Trainer, University of Missouri, Head Basketball Athletic Trainer, 1976-1984

Experience Highlights:

AFC West Division Champions, 1993, 1995, 1997, 2003
Pro Bowl Athletic Trainer, 1993
Athletic Trainer for 14 Kansas City Chiefs Winning Seasons, 12 Playoff Game Appearances, 4 NFL Hall of Fame Inductees, 7 Kansas City Chiefs Hall of Fame Inductees, and 2 NFL Hall of Fame Games

Professional Certifications and Memberships:

National Athletic Trainers’ Association, 1977-Present
State of Missouri Registration/Licensure, 1985-Present
Missouri Athletic Trainers’ Association
Professional Football Athletic Trainers’ Society
Past Executive Board Member, Two Terms
Missouri State Board of Healing Arts, Athletic Training Advisory Committee, Past Chairman


PFATS Athletic Training Staff of the Year, 1991