Athletic Trainers

Athletic Trainers

Evaluate and advise individuals to assist recovery from or avoid athletic-related injuries or illnesses, or maintain peak physical fitness. May provide first aid or emergency care.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Stress Tolerance * Concern for Others * Adaptability/Flexibility * Integrity * Initiative * Cooperation * Leadership * Attention to Detail * Analytical Thinking

Representative Tasks * Evaluate athletes' readiness to play and provide participation clearances when necessary and warranted. * Conduct an initial assessment of an athlete's injury or illness to provide emergency or continued care and to determine whether they should be referred to physicians for definitive diagnosis and treatment. * Care for athletic injuries, using physical therapy equipment, techniques, or medication.


Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Construction,

Job Family Healthcare Practitioners and Technical

Sample Job Titles Assistant Athletic Trainer, Athletic Instructor, Athletic Trainer, Certified Athletic Trainer, Clinical Athletic Instructor, Clinical Instructor, Fitness Specialist, Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer, Head Athletic Trainer, Head Athletic Trainer/Strength Coach, Physical Trainer, Resident Athletic Trainer, Sports Athletic Trainer, Sports Medicine Coordinator, Sports Medicine Trainer, Sports Trainer.