Athletic Instructor

  Major League Soccer
  Central Region
  Posted/Updated: 01/14/22

Job Summary

The Athletic Trainer will be responsible for providing professional physical therapy and athletic training care for injuries and illnesses. This role will collaborate with  medical partners to oversee the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and monitoring of any/all injuries.

  • Collaborate with the Club's sports medicine service(s) to identify individual clinical treatment and rehabilitation strategies, goals, prognosis, and timelines based on best clinical evidence.

  • Serve as the bridge between the training room and the pitch to allow for continuity of care including fostering communication with other components of the Club's sports medicine service(s) and the coaching staff.

  • Perform as a certified athletic trainer in managing the health care of players in a safe, OSHA compliant environment.
  • Organize physical examinations as required by Major League Soccer, MLS Next, and MLS Next Pro regulations.

  • Comply with all MLS medical policies, protocol, and game operations manual.

  • Order, stock, and pack medical supplies.

  • Maintain cleanliness of all training areas.


  • Master's degree in related health care field, license, or registered physical therapist required.

  • Minimum of 2-5 years certified athletic trainer experience in a sports environment, preferably with a soccer team.

  • NATABOC (or CATA) Certified Athletic Trainer/Therapist

  • In good standing with NATABOC

  • Experience in a fast-paced environment, working with Elite Athletes.

  • Current first-aid, CPR, AED, and blood borne pathogens certifications.
  • Dynamic interpersonal communication skills that enhance the ability to positively interact with athletes, coaches, parents, and the public

  • Must be able to lift and carry items up to 50lbs.

  • Availability to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.

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