Athletic Training

  • Concussion Myths

    Concussion Myths

    August 23, 2021

    With the start of the upcoming school year approaching, so is the beginning of contact sports seasons, such as football and soccer. An influx in sports seasons creates greater susceptibility in sustaining a concussion. These days, most schools and sports programs provide appropriate baseline testing and education, but sometimes the facts regarding concussions are misunderstood. […]

  • A Day in the Life of an Athletic Trainer

    A Day in the Life of an Athletic Trainer

    March 24, 2021

    I love what I do! Being a part of athletics and students’ teams, cheering when they win, consoling when they lose and seeing them come back to their sports after an injury are amazing parts of my job. I joke with my students all the time that they should get a degree so they can […]

  • Why I Became an Athletic Trainer

    Why I Became an Athletic Trainer

    March 5, 2021

    I am often asked, “Why did you get into the field of athletic training?” My answer for why I became an Athletic Trainer is pretty typical. I played a lot of sports growing up, got hurt a bunch of times, hung out with my Athletic Trainer too much, thought she was really cool, and decided […]

  • Returning to my high school as an Athletic Trainer

    Returning to my high school as an Athletic Trainer

    September 17, 2019

    Caledonia High School image via their website As a young Athletic Trainer working in the high school I graduated from, I often get asked the question, “What is it like working where you grew up?” I attended school at Caledonia from preschool through high school and graduated in 2012. I began college that fall and […]