• Student Athletic Trainer Duties and Rules

    Student Athletic Trainers will be responsible with the following duties. Additional rules will also be enforced.

    1. The student athletic trainer's first duty is to their academic studies. The students may be excused from training room duties to pursue academic responsibilities when personally excused by the supervising athletic trainer.
    2. The student athletic trainer is expected to attend all team practices and games unless excused by the supervising athletic trainer.
    3. The student athletic trainer is expected to arrive in the training room before practices and games to administer treatment to the athletes, prepare the necessary equipment, and tape the athletes. When practicing directly after school, the student athletic trainer is to arrive in the training room no later than 10 minutes after school is dismissed. When an athletic contest is not directly after school, the student athletic trainer is to be in the training room 1 hour before the beginning of the event unless that time is changed by the supervising athletic trainer.
    4. During practice, the student athletic trainer is to stand and watch practice. There should never be a group of students together socializing and not watching practice. The student athletic trainer should constantly be aware of the potential for injury to athletes.
    5. The student athletic trainer is expected to stay with the team until the event is completed, assist with the treatments before and after the event, participate in the evaluation of any new injury, and help clean the training room. The student athletic trainer is encouraged to ask questions about injuries.
    6. The student athletic trainer will assist the supervising athletic trainer by preparing equipment for use when asked.
    7. The student athletic trainer will be responsible for cleaning and storing equipment used during practices and games. Student athletic trainers will clean the counter tops and table daily. Water cows and whirl pools will be cleaned once a week.
    8. The student athletic trainer will work to learn new taping techniques, treatment techniques, and general first aid.
    9. The student athletic trainer will ensure that daily training room maintenance duties are completed before they leave the training room.
    10. The student athletic trainer must be sure that athletes are signing into the training room properly.
    11. The student athletic trainer will conduct themselves as a model student and athletic trainer at all times. Respect is to be shown to coaches, teachers, administrators, and other students.
    12. The student athletic trainer will not talk to anyone outside of the training room about a particular athlete's condition. All matters discussed in the training room should stay in the training room.
    13. The student athletic trainer will be subject to the Code of Conduct rules and punishments as stated in the student handbook.
    14. The student athletic trainer will travel to and from games with the teams.
    15. If the student athletic trainer misses practice during the week they will not work a game that week.

    Repeat offenses will result in removal from the athletic training program.

    The adult licensed athletic trainers reserve the right to remove any student athletic trainer from the program at anytime.