Provides care, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries and related problems in cadet-athletes. Assumes primary responsibility for an assigned athletic team(s).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
•75% Health care services for assigned team(s) oCoordinate and deliver athletic training services daily to assigned team(s). oProvide care and manage injuries and illnesses, including prevention, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation strategies. oMaintain proper records of injuries, treatment, rehabilitation, and exposure. oCommunicate effectively with the Associate Athletics Director, Head Athletic Trainer, Supervisor, coaches, parents, military personnel, and physicians in all matters of cadet health and safety. oDesign and supervise rehabilitation programs. oRefer cadet-athletes to the appropriate physician according to accepted guidelines. oCollaborate with sports performance staff (e.g., strength and nutrition) on matters of cadet-athlete wellness and return to play.
•10% Education & Prevention oProvide education and instruction to cadet-athletes on the prevention and care of musculoskeletal injuries. oSupervise athletic training students and cadet managers/trainers for assigned team(s).
•10% Risk Mitigation and other duties as assigned. oImplements risk mitigation strategies in collaboration with the performance team. oOther duties as assigned by Supervisor or Associate Athletics Director, Head Athletic Trainer.
•5% Other Duties
Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training or related field
National Athletic Trainers' Association Certification
Board of Certification License
New York State Athletic Trainers' Certification/License or eligible
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification
Able to operate Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
The United States Military Academy (USMA) is renowned as the world's preeminent leadership development institution in the world. Located on the banks of the Hudson River in West Point, NY, it is approximately one hour from New York City. The mission of USMA is "to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the Nation as an officer in the United States Army." This position will be housed within the Army West Point Athletic Association, Inc. (AWPAA), which is a non-profit corporation organized to manage and support the 30 intercollegiate athletic programs at the Academy. The AWPAA mission is to provide an extraordinary NCAA Division I athletic experience that develops leaders of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country.