Aug 18, 2017App Partnership
The Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society (PATS) recently entered into an agreement with Go4Ellis, a website and mobile app, that “connects coaches, leagues, tournament directors and camps with Athletic Trainers to create a safer youth sports environment” (http://www.go4ellis.com).
The youth population is continuing to become more and more active in the world of sports and some organized youth sports are starting as young as 3 years old. Many youth sport athletes are suffering major injuries prior to 13 years old and have no access to medical help during their play, nor do they have medical coverage prior to being in middle school or even high school. “Go4Ellis allows youth organizations the opportunity to have medical coverage at events that are completely vetted out for professionalism. It allows these groups a peace of mind on proper health care coverage for all participants” states Linda Mazzoli, Executive Director for PATS.
Go4Ellis allows youth organizations… a peace of mind on proper health care coverage for all participants.””
The concept for Go4Ellis began when a large-scale lacrosse tournament needed athletic trainers (ATs) to provide services for their event. It became more and more difficult to find available professionals that were qualified to provide appropriate services. Thus