University of Kentucky athletic trainer faces DUI charge

Chris Simmons
Chris Simmons

A University of Kentucky athletic trainer has been charged with driving under the influence.

Chris Simmons, 35, was arrested about 3 a.m. Thursday on McCullough Drive, Lexington police spokeswoman Sherellle Roberts said.

Simmons, a native of Mississippi, is entering his third year as a trainer for the men's basketball team, according to the UK Athletics website. He is a senior trainer, and he also works with the men's golf team and gymnastics, the website says.