Athletic Trainer

Work with medical professionals, coaches, and athletes to ensure that players are ready to play, that they are eating well, and that they are treated properly if they become ill or injured.

Responsibilities:
Collaborating with coaches, athletes, and medical professionals to assess the player’s condition.
Make exercise and dietary plans.
Setting health and fitness goals with coaches, family members, and athletes.
Athletes’ training and rehabilitation programs are designed.
Diagnosis and treatment of athletes based on knowledge of sports-related injuries.
Referring athletes to specialized doctors or other medical staff members.
Athletes are referred to another doctor or other members of the medical staff.
Assisting and monitoring injured players as they heal and return to play.
Keeping track of athlete condition and training, diet, and treatment plans.

Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in athletic training and a correct state license or certification.
Proven teaching or experience may be desired.
Substantial understanding of the challenges athletes faces proper nutrition, sports harms, and remedy options.
Understanding of first-aid treatments, massage, and physical therapy practices and equipment.
Detail-oriented, analytical, and prudent.
Excellent interpersonal, problem solving, decision making, and communication skills.