The expertise you expect.  The personal care you deserve.

Elaine Baker, ATC, SCAT

Director of Sports Medicine

Associate Athletic Director/SWA

Director, St. Francis Therapy Center @ Furman Sportsmedicine

Elaine received her Bachelor of Science degree from Winthrop College in 1980.  She completed her Master degree in Health & Exercise Science from Furman University in 1982.  Elaine has over 30 years of experience in athletic healthcare, ranging from the development of injury prevention programs, acute injury management, to the rehabilitation component of injury recovery.  She has extensive experience in the care of the high level collegiate, professional, and fitness/endurance athlete. She is known for her motivational style, challenging her patients in reaching their recovery goals.  Elaine has directed the Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation operation for over 20 years.  She has consulted for numerous colleges and universities in the development of a rehabilitation component within their own sports medicine departments.


As an Associate Athletic Director for Furman University, she is a member of the management team for the Athletic Department.  Her area of responsibility centers on student-athlete health and welfare.  In this role, Elaine directs the development and implementation of policies, procedures and programs to ensure the health and safety of the over 430 student-athletes competing in Furman’s Athletic Program.​

Facebook icon
3300 Poinsett Highway | Greenville, South Carolina | 864-241-5190