One of UTEP's longest-tenured athletic department members, Director of Sports Medicine Dawn Hearn, is retiring after 34 years with the school.
She began at UTEP in the fall of 1988 as an assistant athletic trainer, earning promotion to head athletic trainer in 1995. At that time she was only the third female to be a head athletic trainer of an FBS athletic training program and the second in charge of football.
Her current job was created for her in 2019. Hearnwas inducted into the El Paso Athletic Hall of Fame in 2014.
UTEP had a celebration in her honor Thursday night.
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