About Us

Learn from expert faculty members in secondary school athletic training programs from around the county.

What is Excellence in Secondary School Athletic Training

Understanding the intricacies of developing and implementing an athletic training program that allows for the best possible medical care for the athletes/patients you care for, that protects the athletic trainer and their employer against liability and that creates a job that the athletic trainer will enjoy and feel that they can stay in until retirement.

Show Your Value as a Secondary School AT

Show and improve your value as a secondary school athletic trainer.

Improve Your Administrative Skills

Improve your non-clinical skills needed for the veteran & early professional athletic trainers.

Acquire New Tools & Resources

Obtain the tools and resources available to elevate your sports medicine program.

Create an AT Healthcare Facility at your school

Create your Athletic Training facility to follow healthcare standards and best practices.

Enroll in the ESSAT Program Today!

Meet Our Founders & Faculty

Larry Cooper, MS, LAT, ATC

Founder, ESSAT

Randy Cohen, ATC, DPT

Founder, ESSAT

Labiba Russo

Founder, ESSAT

Dan Newman,

Head Athletic Trainer at Union High School

George Wham Jr.,

Co-Head Athletic Trainer and Teacher at River Bluff High School

Bart Peterson,

Head Athletic Trainer at Palo Verde High Magnet School

Gretchen Schlabach,

Adjunct Professor at Old Dominion & Florida International

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