About Sports Medicine Consultants
SMC is a company with over 30 years of experience and proven success when working with event directors on the medical management, marketing, and volunteer recruitment for large scale athletic events. Sports Medicine Consultants can assist race directors with both long and short term medical planning, problem solving, regulatory compliance, and new strategy implementation.
All programs are designed to ensure a safe, enjoyable event for your athletes, spectators and volunteers. In many cases, we can assist with sponsorship packages that will support your medical program, allowing the medical aspect of your operation to now become a revenue producing part of your event. We have the knowledge and the tools to ensure that your event will meet and surpass the expectations of today's health care industry.
Chris Troyanos, ATC
|Chris Troyanos, ATC|
Founder and President of SMC, Chris Troyanos is a successful entrepreneur who has served as the Medical Director and Coordinator for a number of athletic events. As the Medical Coordinator to the Boston Athletic Association, he was instrumental in developing the medical coverage plan for the 100th running of Boston Marathon. He has over 30 years of experience when it comes to the implementation of medical coverage and care for a variety of athletic events.
He is a sought-after lecturer on the subject of health care for large-scale athletic events, and has extensive experience working with local, state and federal agencies as it relates to mass casualty concerns for major marathons.
Chris has an excellent track record when providing road race medicine as a result of his many years as the Medical Coordinator of the Boston Marathon. From 1977 to 1995, he volunteered as the coordinator of athletic training services with the Boston Athletic Association. Since 1996, he has taken on a leadership role organizing a medical committee of over 50 medical professionals and another 1300 on-site medical volunteers. He has been the primary liaison to the various cities and towns supporting the race. His partnerships and relationship building skills have created strong ties with the Department of Public Health, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency and ten participating hospitals. His ability to bring people together and forge relationships has truly allowed a number of competing agencies to act as one during this historic marathon.
In addition to his organizational skills, Chris has established vital corporate partnerships with a number of key corporate supporters by partnering with Philips HealthCare, Covdien, Abbot Labs and Nova BioMedical. His efforts have allowed the Boston Marathon to enjoy the largest level of medical sponsorship and gift in kind support in the country.