Athletic Instructor, NCAA

  Sports Health
  Central Region
  Posted/Updated: 07/10/20

Job Summary


1. Evaluates athletic injuries through assessment measurements; collects essential history from athlete regarding his/her injury; conducts a variety of specialized tests related to the athletes injury and utilizes the information in the development of a treatment plan.

2. Develops and implements treatment plan for athletes; in minor injury situations, home/school treatment options if possible; in more  serious or chronic injuries, upon conferring with parent(s), athletes will be referred to family doctor or orthopedic doctor for further evaluation and treatment.

3. Confers with physician, when needed, in making decisions on when an athlete can return to practice/competition and if bracing, taping, etc. is needed to minimize the chances of re-injury.

4. Documents athlete’s evaluation, treatment plan and progress.

5. Communicates with athlete, coach(s), and family members regarding athlete’s treatment and progress.

6. Develops a schedule for each sports season for providing medical coverage for athletic contests on a rotational basis for the schools.

7. Coordinates the National Athletic Testing Program (NATP) that is provided  for the schools.

8. Coordinates the inventory and ordering of athletic training supplies at the beginning of the school year and on an as needed basis during the year.

9. Completion of monthly and yearly reports to supervisor regarding activities involved with the Sports Medicine Outreach Program  including mileage, hours worked, athletic contests coverage, referrals, NATP testing, # of athletic injury screenings (AIS), etc.

10. Provide educational opportunities for coaches and students through coach’s workshops, student trainer workshops, etc.



  • Bachelors Degree in Athletic Training required. Masters Degree is preferred. 



  • Minimum 6 months related experience and/or training preferred. 


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