What does a Seasonal Athlete do?

Athletic trainers work with athletes and help them rehabilitate through injury or to increase their performance. They assess injuries, work with individuals during their training sessions, and create at-home treatment plans for improvement or healing and recovery. They sometimes rely on various types of equipment to assist athletes when strengthening or recovering.

Athletic trainers concentrate on preventing, diagnosing, and treating muscle and bone injury or illness; they apply protective or preventive devices including tape, bandages, or a brace, and recognize and evaluate injuries. They provide injured athletes with first aid or emergency care and develop and carry out rehabilitation programs for the injured athlete. They plan and implement comprehensive programs for injury prevention and illness among athletes and perform administrative tasks including keeping records or writing reports on injuries and treatment plans and programs. They work under the direction of a licensed physician, and with other healthcare providers, they often discuss specific injuries and provide treatment options. Athletic trainers need a minimum bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in science and health-related courses including biology, anatomy, physiology, and nutrition and certification from the commission on accreditation of athletic training education.

EducationBachelor's Degree
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3.5 ★
Avg. Experience0-1 Year

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg SchoolsCharlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Basketball Coach
17 Aug 2021

“Flexible and great to get your coaching career started!”

California Family FitnessCalifornia Family Fitness
Group Fitness Instructor
7 Mar 2020

“You’re only required to teach 2 classes per week to remain an employee which is great for people who can’t work full”

Madison Square GardenMadison Square Garden
Radio Jockey
6 Dec 2019

“Good and friendly environment to work”

AppleApple
Outreach Assistant
22 Jan 2021

“Low pay but I still enjoyed the experience”

University of LimerickUniversity of Limerick
Swimming Teacher
6 May 2021

“Long hours but enjoyable to work with”

Olympia GymnasticsOlympia Gymnastics
Gymnastics Instructor
22 Mar 2021

“good job; people were nice”

City of TorontoCity of Toronto
Specialty Sports Instructor
12 Nov 2020

“great part time job which good hourly pay”

New Orleans Jewish Community CenterNew Orleans Jewish Community Center
Group Fitness Instructor
15 Jun 2021

“Pay is good but not top of the industry”

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