Keith Webster MA, LAT, ATC, CEAS currently works for Premise Health providing athletic training services to team members of Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Kentucky. Prior to joining Premise, Keith was the Administrative Head Athletic Trainer, Athletics Department and Assistant Professor in the College of Health Sciences, Division of Athletic Training for the Post Professional Education Program at the University of Kentucky. During his career, Keith was Director of Sports Relations at the Hughston Sports Medicine Clinic/Foundation with renowned Pioneer of Sports Medicine, Dr. Jack Hughston.
Keith has provided athletic training services to competitive athletes for over 30 years and has enjoyed providing care to industrial athletes since 2015. The demands of the industrial athlete are very similar to the needs of the competitive athlete, including heat related concerns. Keith has experience in developing, implementing, and reviewing emergency action plans. He has also provided educational programming on many topics including prevention and management of heat related conditions.
Providing evidence- based, patient centered care is essential to workers and companies alike. Athletic trainers have been instrumental in providing early symptom care. Keeping workers healthy and on the job increases worker morale and productivity while decreasing time away from work.
Keith was instrumental in the development and teaching of the Occupational Athletic Training (AT 780) course for students enrolled in the Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral program in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Kentucky.
Keith currently serves as Chair of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Council on Practice Advancement’s Occupational Health Committee. He has served in numerous leadership roles including: President of Kentucky and Georgia state AT associations. Keith also served as member, then Chair, of the NATA Governmental Affairs Committee for 19 years. Keith served as a Chief Athletic Trainer during the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta along with hosting several international sports events.
Keith has been inducted into the NATA, NATA District 9, and Kentucky Halls of Fame.