| Major Responsibilities – Athletic Trainer: Under the general direction of the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine, the position provides athletic training services in an integrated environment of all intercollegiate sports according to departmental policy, Big Ten and NCAA rules. Key interactions are with Staff Athletic Trainers, the Team Physicians, Coaches and student-athletes in the performance of duties. An ability to work with diverse cultures and personalities is required as well as a desire to interact in a team approach with other staff members and other professionals. Care for various sports and event coverage will be as assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine. |
The Division requires annual CPR/AED and First Aid certification for all coaches. This position will serve to coordinate and assist in providing instruction of coaches and sports medicine staff in obtaining and maintaining their certifications.
The University of Wisconsin has a concentrated program of Sport Performance testing. Staff may be involved in team and individual testing that may include iDexa, SEBT, Jump Testing, Max VO2, Anaerobic Capacity, and Gait Analysis and baseline concussion evaluation of all athletes based upon NCAA guidelines.
Additional duties include: Evaluating patients (student-athletes) and screening for referral to orthopedic and primary care sports medicine clinics; Independently provide care for teams as assigned during summer conditioning and pre-season practices; Entering data into the departmental illness/injury tracking system; Preparing practice and competition sites for emergency treatment and safety measures; Attending practice sessions, as necessary; Team travel, as necessary; Assisting in the baseline concussion evaluation of all athletes based upon NCAA guidelines; and performing other duties and assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine.
Major Responsibilities – Health Staff Services: Under the supervision of the Director of Camps and the general direction of the Assistant Director for Sports Medicine, administer all aspects of health coverage for athletic camps, ensuring that all health protocols adhere to applicable laws, regulations and University and department policies. The position serves as the Athletic Department liaison for all camp health services and is the primary contact for camp related health questions from coaches, staff, and the general public. The position also provides and assists with the athletic training services in an integrated environment of all intercollegiate sports according to departmental policies, Big Ten and NCAA rules. Key interactions are with Staff Athletic Trainers, Team Physicians, Coaches and student-athletes in the performance of duties.
Additional duties related to Camps & Clinics include: Adherence to all applicable laws and regulations as well as University and Department policies relative to youth programming (camps); Primary contact for health questions from coaches, staff, and customers; Scheduling and payroll of Health Services Staff for all Badger Sports Camps in accordance with Badger Sports Camps Health Services Protocol; Annual review/update of Camp Emergency Procedures; Annual review/update of Badger Sports Camps Policy Manual – HS portion; Review of all camper health information; Management and storage of all camper health information; and supervision of medication distribution for participants of Badger Sports Camps.