NCAA Sports Medicine Staff



Barry Finke


Senior Associate Athletic Trainer (Track & Field/ Cross Country)

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Phone: (434) 582-7046

Start Date: 08/01/2005


Barry Finke is one of the senior members of the Liberty University Athletic Training staff, having joined the staff in August 2005. In January 2024, Barry began serving  as the Head Athletic Trainer  for Track and Field and Cross Country. 

Barry began working for the Flames football program in 2005 as the Assistant Athletic Trainer. Prior to the start of the 2012 football season, Finke was promoted to Senior Associate Athletic Trainer and named Head Athletic Trainer for football. 

During his time on staff, Finke has been part of a program that has won eight Big South titles (2007-10, 2012-14, 2016) and saw the program make its first-ever appearance in the NCAA FCS Playoffs in 2014.

Before joining the staff at Liberty, Finke served as assistant athletic trainer at The McCallie School in Chattanooga, Tenn., from 2002-05. He was responsible for initial medical assessment of sport-related injuries during middle school and high school athletic events and practices, while also providing treatment and rehabilitation of injuries which occurred during athletic events.