Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Sports Medicine, Athletic Training, or a related field is required. A Master’s degree in any of these fields or a related professional field is preferred.
Experience: One year of experience as a practicing National Athletic Trainer Association (NATA) Board of Certification (BOC) certified Athletic Trainer is required.
Skills: Strong oral and written communications skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills are required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Effort: Requires the capability to physically transport injured athletes (e.g., to the locker room, sidelines, clinic, ambulance,) in order to receive further medical care.
License: Must be certified by the BOC of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and licensed by the Board of Healing Arts in the state of Missouri. Must maintain current certification in emergency cardiac care (ECC).
Other: The scope of the position requires frequent evening and weekend/holiday work as well as frequent overnight, out-of-town travel to accompany athletic teams to away contests.