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Univ. of Pittsburgh ATC Donating Kidney to Colleague’s Child

A University of Pittsburgh athletic trainer is donating her kidney to save the life of a colleague's four-year-old son. Molly Trott has worked with the Panthers since 2018, primarily with the track and field program. Mary... more »

Brewers Athletic Trainer Hospitalized After Attending to Umpire

A Major League athletic trainer required assistance shortly after providing care to an umpire who was struck in the neck with an errant foul ball during the ninth inning of the Milwaukee Brewers' home game.... more »

UGA Trainer Fired & Arrested for “Illicit Conversation” Accusation

A University of Georgia athletic trainer has been fired from the school and arrested for charges related to an obscene online interaction with someone he believed to be a child, according to Georgia police. Jason... more »

Giants Player Credits Trainer For Saving Wife’s Life

Typically, athletic trainers are working to keep players healthy to stay on the field for gameday. But when it came to the New York Giants' training staff, they helped save a life off the field... more »

Connecticut AT Weighs In On Basketball Mask Mandate

In the state of Connecticut, all student-athletes competing in moderate-risk indoor sports like basketball must wear a mask according to a mandate from Governor Ned Lamont. The question now being asked in the Constitution State... more »

Athletic Trainer Indicted with Former NFL Players in Health Care Scam

A Houston-based athletic trainer and eight former NFL players were recently indicted on a health care scheme that defrauded an NFL player trust fund, according to a report from the FortWorth Star-Telegram. Louis Ray, owner... more »

Q&A with Colts’ Trainer Dave Hammer on NFL Returning Safely

Much like the rest of the football world, those a part of the National Football League have begun balancing playing football while being conscious of the COVID-19 pandemic. NFL players have started to report to... more »

2020 High School Athletic Trainer of the Year — Ashley Jenkins

Walking through the hallways of University City High School, in University City, Missouri, it’s not uncommon to hear students referring to the Lions’ athletic trainer by one of her various nicknames.  “Hey A-Jacks!” “How are... more »

Athletic trainers jump to COVID-19 frontlines

Athletic trainers, much like many in the world of athletics, have been shut out of doing their everyday jobs. But trainers, among other healthcare professionals, in Ohio are being retrained and redeployed to the frontlines... more »

Texas A&M athletic trainer not quick to rush on return to sports

No one wants sports to start back up more than those within collegiate athletic departments across the country. While that may hold true for most, one athletic trainer from Texas A&M warns about athletes taking... more »

Iowa athletic trainer helps save referee during basketball game

A high school athletic trainer last week helped save the life of a referee, who collapsed during a basketball game after suffering a heart attack… more »

Injured AT: A time for growth & reflection

When an athletic trainer is sidelined with an injury, it can be a bump in the road. But it can also be an opportunity for reflection and personal growth… more »

Managing stress in the athletic trainer position

The job of the athletic trainer is full of stress, given the amount of responsibility for someone’s health, the time demands and the high expectations… more »

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