Athletic Training Staff

Christina Farley, MEd, ATC, LAT, NBCT


Mrs. Farley has been the Director of Sport Medicine Services for University High School since the school opened in 1990.  She was one of the inaugural ATC’s that was hired in 1987 to provide complete healthcare for the student-athletes of Orange County. She hails from West Virginia University and then completed her Master of Science from Old Dominion University in Virginia.  Her experience includes Division I Football, USA Olympics, World Cup Soccer and 27 years of High School Sports.  Mrs. Farley is a member of the Florida Athletic Trainers Hall of Fame.


                                          Dana Matz, MHHS, LAT, ATC

Dana is in her first year at University High School. She is an employee of CORA Physical Therapy                                                      assisting Mrs. Farley with coverage of all athletic events and providing healthcare to all athletes at                                                     University High School. Dana is a graduate of The Florida State University with a bachelor’s degree in                                               Athletic Training. She then continued her studies at Youngstown State University in Ohio where she                                                 received her Master of Health and Human Service degree with a concentration in Health                                                                       Administration. Prior to University high school, she spent her time working in the performing arts                                                     industry. Dana also has experience in Division IAA football and high school athletics.

Go Cougars!


Thomas J. Hines, PA-C, LAT, ATC

Tom Hines returns to University High School Athletics where he once served as a Certified Athletic Trainer in 2005-2006 as a member of the UHS Sports Medicine Team.

Thomas J. Hines is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Health Science. He continued his studies at the University of Florida where he received a master’s degree in Physician Assistant studies.

Prior to joining Orlando Orthopaedic Center, Mr. Hines worked for over seven years as an Orthopaedic Physician Assistant (PA-C) where he gained experience in trauma, total joint replacement and sports medicine procedures.

Mr. Hines has been invited to speak on topics ranging from clavicle fractures to hand infections and metabolic bone disease at the Orthopaedic Institute of Florida Hospital.

His primary responsibility at Orlando Orthopaedic Center is to assist Thomas A. Phipps, M.D., at the Orlando Orthopaedic Center Orthopaedic Injury Walk-in Clinic.