Summer Athletic Trainer – Crossmen Productions 4/28

April 28th, 2022

Crossmen Productions


Job Description

Job Title: Summer Athletic Trainer (ATC)

Department: Health & Wellness Team

Reports to: Corps Director

Status: Summer

Start Date: Typically the 3rd week of May

End Date:  After the end of DCI tour (typically the 2nd Sunday of August)


The Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps is seeking certified athletic trainers to provide professional services for our performing arts organization for the summer. This individual will lead the on-site physical fitness and treatment program for the drum corps and coordinate with the staff and administration to ensure a thorough and holistic approach to the health, wellness, and safety of all performers, staff, and volunteers. Our student athletes include 160+ brass, percussion and guard performers ages 15-22. This position will require ATCs to be on site at our rehearsal space and to travel with the drum corps.

On-site care will be split among two ATCs. ATCs are responsible for supplementing their personal medical professional liability insurance. Crossmen supplies physician oversight, including standing orders. In addition to the ATCs and physician oversight, Crossmen will provide 24/7 on-call medical (RN, MD) support for our staff and members.



  • Licenses & Certifications:
    • Must be BOC certified as an ATC and possess appropriate state licensure. NPI number Required.
    • Current CPR/AED/First Aid Certifications.
    • Mandatory Reporter Training (Crossmen will supplement fees to cover training)
  • Proven ability to think critically and make important decisions regarding the assessment, treatment, rehabilitation, and return to activity decisions per state licensure guidelines.
  • Ability to work effectively independently and in a team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills required.
  • Must have the ability to organize, prioritize, and perform multiple tasks with little or no supervision
  • This position requires a COVID vaccination


  • Familiarity with the marching and performing arts, drum corps included..




  • Support and inform the Staff and administration of potentially hazardous situations. Observe and monitor potentially hazardous weather conditions, including but not limited to Lightning, heat index, and other dangerous weather conditions. Provide staff with warnings and plans to limit hazards to the general membership.
  • Act as a champion for injured persons
  • Develops and sustains positive relationships with tour staff and site facilities.
  • Supervise Athletic Interns

Member & Staff Care

  • Acts as the front line for injury and medical issues
  • Establishes and communicates medical/recovery plans tailored to individual members
  • Refers members to physicians or emergency care as needed.
  • Apply dressings, tape, braces, and bandages in accordance to appropriate injury management
  • Perform manual therapy techniques as indicated by patient’s treatment plans
  • Provide patients with referrals to a physician or emergency care as necessary
  • Develop and implement rehabilitation programs for injured members, staff, and administrators.
  • Coordinate and implement injury prevention programs and customized injury preventative strategies to each patient.
  • Provide functional assessment to determine a member, staff, intern, or administrator’s readiness to return to full duty.
  • Provide general health and nutrition education as necessary.


  • Perform administrative duties, medical record documentation, medical resources management and maintenance, and other duties as assigned by the Tour Director or Medical Director.
  • Inventory and ordering (or reordering) of medical supplies
  • Communicate with the educational staff and administration the injuries or illnesses that affect the membership and notate their ability to participate in rehearsals.
  • Maintains member medical files, and places appropriate phone calls to underage member parents/ guardians

Pre- & Post-Event Preparedness

  • Maintains the ability to respond to emergency situations at ALL TIMES.
  • Re-stocks medical supplies as needed
  • Ensures that the organization is following protocol as set forth by Drum Corps International, and SOP.


  • All other duties assigned by the CEO, Director of Operations, Associate Director of Operations, or Health & Wellness Manager.


The Crossmen Athletic Trainer is considered an independent contractor paid position – 1099. Compensation will include seasonal wage, housing, transportation (flights and ground), and food provided to those traveling with the corps.


This position will be structured around the summer tour and require travel with Crossmen Drum & Bugle Corps.



  • You must have the physical, visual, and auditory ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • All employees working with Crossmen Productions, Inc. are considered to have supervisory or disciplinary action relationships over minors. Upon receiving an offer for the position, a background check must be filed and the employee must be cleared before the first day of employment.



Mission Advancement: Model and teach the Crossmen values. Ensure a high level of service with a commitment to developing world class individuals through leadership with all ensembles.

Collaboration : Champion inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Build relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listen and communicate for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailor communications to the appropriate audience. Provide staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.

Operational Effectiveness: Provide members, staff, and administrators with detailed plans of action regarding injury prevention and management.

Personal Growth: Share new insights, concepts or ideas that will further our development as an organization. Facilitate change; model adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilize non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Have the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; use best practices and demonstrate up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

While all competencies are significant the following are critical to success in this position:

  • Community: Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs.
  • Communication: Listens for understanding and meaning: speaks and writes effectively.
  • Project Management: Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work, and actively participates in meetings.
  • Quality Results: Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value for members.


This position will be structured around the corps’ summer tour and require travel with The Crossmen Drum & Bugle Corps.



Applicants may be subject to a screening process and a series of phone/live interviews as part of the evaluation process. Please go online and fill the application at If you have any questions, please contact


Applicants may be subject to a screening project and a series of phone/live interviews as part of the evaluation process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, or any other protected status. The Crossmen Drum & Bugle Corps offers equal opportunity and treatment to all who apply and is committed to diversity.


This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive. This position description is not a written or implied contract.

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