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Become A Sports Medicine Coordinator

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Working As A Sports Medicine Coordinator

  • Assisting and Caring for Others
  • Documenting/Recording Information
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Getting Information
  • Deal with People

  • Make Decisions

  • $62,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Sports Medicine Coordinator Do

Athletic trainers specialize in preventing, diagnosing, and treating muscle and bone injuries and illnesses.

Duties

Athletic trainers typically do the following:

  • Apply protective or injury-preventive devices, such as tape, bandages, and braces
  • Recognize and evaluate injuries
  • Provide first aid or emergency care
  • Develop and carry out rehabilitation programs for injured athletes
  • Plan and implement comprehensive programs to prevent injury and illness among athletes
  • Perform administrative tasks, such as keeping records and writing reports on injuries and treatment programs

Athletic trainers work with people of all ages and all skill levels, from young children to soldiers and professional athletes. Athletic trainers are usually one of the first healthcare providers on the scene when injuries occur. They work under the direction of a licensed physician and with other healthcare providers, often discussing specific injuries and treatment options or evaluating and treating patients, as directed by a physician. Some athletic trainers meet with a team physician or consulting physician regularly.

An athletic trainer’s administrative responsibilities may include regular meetings with an athletic director or another administrative officer to deal with budgets, purchasing, policy implementation, and other business-related issues. Athletic trainers plan athletic programs that are compliant with federal and state regulations, such as laws related to athlete concussions.

Athletic trainers should not be confused with fitness trainers and instructors, including personal trainers.

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How To Become A Sports Medicine Coordinator

Athletic trainers need at least a bachelor’s degree. Nearly all states require athletic trainers to have a license or certification; requirements vary by state.

Education

Athletic trainers need at least a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Master’s degree programs are also common. Degree programs have classroom and clinical components, including science and health-related courses, such as biology, anatomy, physiology, and nutrition.

The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredits athletic trainer programs, including postprofessional and residency athletic trainer programs.

High school students interested in postsecondary athletic training programs should take courses in anatomy, physiology, and physics.

Important Qualities

Compassion. Athletic trainers work with athletes and patients who may be in considerable pain or discomfort. The trainers must be sympathetic while providing treatments.

Decisionmaking skills. Athletic trainers must be able to make informed clinical decisions that could affect the health or livelihood of patients.

Detail oriented. Athletic trainers must record patients’ progress accurately and ensure that they are receiving the appropriate treatments or practicing the correct fitness regimen.

Interpersonal skills. Athletic trainers must have strong interpersonal skills in order to manage difficult situations. They must communicate well with others, including physicians, patients, athletes, coaches, and parents.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Nearly all states require athletic trainers to be licensed or certified; requirements vary by state.  For specific requirements, contact the particular state’s licensing or credentialing board or athletic trainer association.

The Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer (BOC) offers the standard certification examination that most states use for licensing athletic trainers. Certification requires graduating from a CAATE-accredited program and completing the BOC exam. To maintain certification, athletic trainers must adhere to the BOC Standards of Practice and Disciplinary Process and take continuing education courses.

Advancement

Assistant athletic trainers may become head athletic trainers, athletic directors, or physician, hospital, or clinic practice administrators. In any of these positions, they will assume a management role. Athletic trainers working in colleges and universities may pursue an advanced degree to increase their advancement opportunities.

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Top Skills for A Sports Medicine Coordinator

  1. Athletic Injuries
  2. Clinical Staff
  3. Sports Medicine Program
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Provided proper prevention, assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation for athletic injuries.
  • Facilitated team building between the athletic trainers and clinical staff.
  • Created and developed a hospital-based sports medicine program.
  • Conducted various aspects of patient care and assisted in all relevant medical administration processes.
  • Provide rehabilitation in outpatient physical therapy setting and Chiropractic practice.

Sports Medicine Coordinator Demographics

Gender

Female

55.7%

Male

32.5%

Unknown

11.8%
Ethnicity

White

64.4%

Hispanic or Latino

14.8%

Black or African American

11.2%

Asian

6.2%

Unknown

3.4%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

42.9%

German

14.3%

Mandarin

14.3%

Dutch

14.3%

Chinese

14.3%
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Sports Medicine Coordinator Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

16.7%

Ohio University -

9.3%

California University of Pennsylvania

7.4%

University of Central Florida

5.6%

Florida International University

5.6%

University of Southern Maine

3.7%

Illinois State University

3.7%

University of South Florida

3.7%

Pfeiffer University

3.7%

Indiana Institute of Technology

3.7%

Greenville Technical College

3.7%

Excelsior College

3.7%

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

3.7%

Regis University

3.7%

Indiana State University

3.7%

University of Miami

3.7%

Nova Southeastern University

3.7%

Western Michigan University

3.7%

University of Arizona

3.7%

University of Kansas

3.7%
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Majors

Business

16.0%

Health Care Administration

10.3%

Athletic Training

9.0%

Medicine

7.7%

Nursing

7.7%

Kinesiology

6.4%

Psychology

5.8%

Health Education

5.8%

Medical Assisting Services

5.1%

Management

4.5%

Nuclear And Industrial Radiologic Technologies

3.2%

Public Health

2.6%

Physical Therapy

2.6%

Educational Leadership

2.6%

Medical Technician

1.9%

Biology

1.9%

Elementary Education

1.9%

Medical Clinical Sciences

1.9%

Liberal Arts

1.9%

School Counseling

1.3%
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Degrees

Masters

32.9%

Bachelors

30.5%

Other

13.6%

Certificate

8.5%

Associate

7.5%

Doctorate

5.6%

Diploma

1.4%
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