|Position:||Associate Athletics Director|
|Other Position:||Sports Medicine|
Bob Murphy has been a member of the Georgia State athletics staff since 2007 and he currently serves as the Associate Director of Athletics for Sports Medicine and Nutrition. Murphy is the primary athletic trainer for the Panther football program while also overseeing all sports.
He originally came to Georgia State in 2007 as head athletic trainer and was elevated to assistant athletic director in 2008 and then to associate athletic director in 2011. Besides football, Murphy has previously worked directly with the men's and women's basketball programs.
Murphy joined the GSU staff from the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., where he served as assistant athletic trainer, working with the football, men's basketball and baseball teams.
Prior to his time at West Point, he taught pharmacology to undergraduate athletic training students at Dominican College. Murphy also serves as secretary and treasurer for the College Athletic Trainers' Society.
Murphy earned his B.S. in sports medicine from Marietta College in 1998. He went on to receive his Master of Science in exercise science from Syracuse in 2000.
A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Murphy is married to the former Josephine Lee, and the couple has two sons, Benjamin and Jason.