Show & Improve Your Value as a Secondary School Athletic Trainer
Enroll in the ESSAT program for the tools & resources to elevATe your sports medicine program & show your value to key stakeholders.
Welcome to the Excellence In Secondary School Athletic Training
Secondary School Athletic Trainer
Learning how to be an athletic trainer is only the beginning of your journey. After hours long days providing the athletic training, you will learn more nuances that help with preventing injuries and diagnosing treatments. Your ability to use first aid skills and knowledge will come in handy as well, especially when something catastrophic happens on the field.
You may not have realized it before, but working as a secondary school athletic trainer requires countless hours of studying from every angle you can think of. Congratulations! You are embarking on a wonderful profession in sports medicine! Athletic trainers are an invaluable resource to the secondary school athletic programs. They provide a variety of services specific to their designated program, while also providing education and guidance to both coaches and athletes on topics ranging from injury prevention and treatment, sport-specific stretching techniques, how to properly use medical equipment such as ice bags, Kinesio wraps and taping techniques.