Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Dustin Williams
Position: Athletic Trainer
Experience: 3 Years

Athletic trainer Dustin Williams has joined the Arizona Athletics C.A.T.S. Medical Services staff and will work primarily with the men's and women's cross country and track and field teams.

Williams comes to Tucson after spending the previous five seasons as an athletic trainer at BYU. With the Cougars, he worked primarily with cross country and track and field. He also served as the ACI supervisor for the student athletic training program and two graduate students.

"We're thrilled to have Dustin Williams join our medical staff and work with our cross country and track and field teams," head coach Fred Harvey said. "He has great experience working with our sport and he's worked with athletes at every level, including some of the U.S.' best in track and field. We welcome Dustin and know that he will make a great impact on our program."

Williams spent the 2005-06 season working as an athletic trainer at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, N.Y. He worked with bobsled, skeleton, luge, freestyle skiing, nordic skiing, snowboard, ice hockey, rhythmic gymnastics, volleyball, wrestling and paralympic sports, including goalball. He spent the 2003-05 seasons as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Utah State, working with cross country, track and field and football.

A marathon runner himself, Williams is married to Jill Camarena-Williams, UA's volunteer assistant coach for the throwing events. Camarena-Williams in the No. 1 U.S. shot putter and won a bronze medal at the 2011 IAAF World Championships in Daegu, South Korea. Dustin was a member of the Team USA medical staff for the Daegu World Championships.