Head Athletic Trainer – Sanger High School 5/17

May 17th, 2022

Sanger ISD

Head Athletic Trainer Sanger ISD
Duty Days 202
Full Time
Salary Rate Range
Set by SISD Board of Trustees

Job Description
Primary Purpose:
Plan, coordinate, and supervise all components of the athletic training program for student
athletes. Work under the direction of the team physician to prevent, recognize, assess, manage,
treat, and recondition athletic injuries and illnesses.

Qualifications:
Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s degree
Valid license from Texas Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers
Current adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED)
certification
Certified to teach Sports Medicine class by TSATA

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of therapeutic modalities and injury prevention
Ability to provide emergency care and rehabilitation for student athletic injuries
Ability to instruct and supervise student athletes and assistants
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Experience:
At least one year experience as an athletic trainer or graduate assistant

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
1. Plan and implement a comprehensive athletic injury and illness prevention program for
student athletes.
2. Provide physical conditioning training to student athletes.
3. Attend practice sessions and athletic contests and prepare athletes using protective
techniques and devices as needed.
4. Provide emergency or continued care and refer athletes to physician for definitive
diagnosis and treatment.
5. Detect and resolve risks to athletes and determine continued participation in athletic
events.
6. Develop and establish specific procedures to be carried out in the event of a medical
emergency.
7. Provide health care information and counsel and instruct student athletes on subject
matter related to athletic training.
8. Establish and maintain effective communication with students, parents, medical and
paramedical personnel, coaches, and other staff.
Rehabilitation/Reconditioning
9. Plan and implement a comprehensive rehabilitation and reconditioning program for
injuries and illnesses sustained by student athletes.
10. Determine therapeutic goals and objectives for individual athletes, apply therapeutic
modalities, and instruct athletes on proper use of exercise equipment.
11. Fit injured athletes with specialized equipment and oversee its use.
12. Evaluate and record rehabilitation progress of athletes. Develop criteria for progression
and return to practice and competition.
13. Follow and enforce professional, ethical, and legal parameters regarding use of drugs
and therapeutic agents for treatment and rehabilitation of injured athletes.
Administration
14. Coordinate scheduling of athletic physical examinations and screening.
15. Select, train, and supervise student assistants.
16. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents including medical,
accident, and treatment records as required.
17. Maintain an inventory of training supplies and equipment. Requisition additional supplies
as needed.
18. Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Direct the work of student assistants.
Working Conditions:
Tools/Equipment Used: Exercise equipment and devices including stationary bike, pulleys,
weights, whirlpool, paraffin bath, ultrasound equipment, and cold packs; automated external
defibrillator (AED)
Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling,
and twisting
Motion: Continual walking; moderate reaching
Lifting: Frequently moderate lifting or carrying (15-44 pounds)
Environment: Work outside (exposure to sun, heat, cold, and inclement weather) and inside;
exposure to noise; exposure to biological hazards, bacteria, and communicable diseases;
frequent district wide and statewide travel
Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; frequent prolonged and irregular
hours
This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not
an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be
required

Please send resume and cover letter to Chuck Galbreath and apply via ESC Region 11.
Contact:
Chuck Galbreath
Athletic Director
Sanger ISD
cgalbreath@sangerisd.net

To apply for this job email your details to cgalbreath@sangerisd.net