• Meet your Glenda Dawson High School Athletic Training Staff!! 

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Ms. Christina Fry, MS, LAT, ATC

Head Athletic Trainer 

Christina Fry is a native of Pearland. She graduated from Texas Lutheran University with a Bachelors of Athletic Training and from Stephen F. Austin University with a Masters of Kinesiology. She was a graduate assistant at SFA for the volleyball and tennis teams. She has a wonderful fur baby, Cash, who takes up all of her minimal free time with hikes and trips to the river. She is a Dawson alumni, class of 2012. She is ecstatic to be continuing the legacy of her former mentor, Chris Shaddock, and is ready to bring a new age approach to the athletic training program and Dawson FAMILY.

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Mr. Joseph B. Eberhardt, M.Ed, LAT, ATC

Associate Athletic Trainer

Joseph Eberhardt, a class of 2015 graduate from Dawson High School is living the dream as he enters his second year within the district and fifth year in the profession as an Athletic Trainer. Eberhardt collected his Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training from Texas A&M Corpus Christi in 2019, graduating Summa Cum Laude and from Angelo State University with a Masters of Education in student development and leadership in higher education. Previously, Eberhardt has internships with the NFL Buffalo Bills, with the 3rd place nationally finishing Men’s Track and Field team at Angelo State, Women’s Track and Field team, Men's & Women's Cross Country and Angelo State Football. For the Profession of athletic training Eberhardt serves as the Member - at- Large for the SouthWest Athletic Training Association (SWATA), the regional association for the profession of athletic training. Eberhardt has been awarded for his volunterisum within athetlic training by SWATA and the National Athletic Training Association (NATA). At home Eberhardt and wife, Kristen, have two dogs. A pug name Lloyd and a chawinnie named Maisie. Eberhardt’s wife works as Freshman Biology teacher at South Houston High School.

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Mr. Thomas Patrey II, MS, LAT, ATC

Associate Athletic Trainer

Thomas is entering his first year at Dawson High School. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Athletic Training in 2014 from the University of North Texas. He then received his Master’s degree in Athletic Training from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2016. Patrey’s research thesis explored the “Improvement of Visuomotor Performance Capabilities in Collegiate Football Players” to improve an athlete’s ability to synchronize connections between visual and motor processes to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injury. Mr. Patrey just finished his third year at Angelo State University after having worked at the Division III level as well as a sports physical therapy clinic prior to ASU. During his time in the physical therapy setting, he served as an outreach athletic trainer for a local high school. Along with his high school obligations, his primary clinical responsibility was acting Education Coordinator for the Physical Therapy Technicians in the physical therapy department and was an integral part in implementing new rehabilitation technologies into the clinic for athletes and other patients. He also worked alongside a team of physical therapists and other athletic trainers to optimize a patient’s success while in physical therapy. At Angelo State, he played an essential role on his staff as the rehabilitation coordinator. Along with his busy athletic and rehab schedules, Mr. Patrey was also heavily involved in the training and education of athletic training students in their undergraduate and graduate athletic training programs and served as a clinical preceptor for these students. Mr. Patrey is a Board Certified and Licensed Athletic Trainer in Texas and New York. He is also a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and Southwest Athletic Trainers’ Association. In his spare time, Thomas loves to travel and spend time with friends and family.