Dana Garrish, M.A.T., A.T.C./L.

Certified Athletic Trainer
Sports Medicine

Suwanee Sports Academy

dana.garrish@choa.org

Education and Training
  • Master of Arts in Teaching: Georgia College & State University, 2008.
  • Bachelor of Science Health Education: Athletic Training, Georgia College & State University, 2007.

Interests
  • Playing and coaching basketball
  • Personal training
  • College football
  • Playing outside with my puppy & Cooking
  • Crime dramas

Societies
  • National Athletic Trainers Association
  • Georgia Athletic Trainers Association
  • Georgia Association of Professional Educators

    Certifications
  • Board Certified Athletic Trainer, National Athletic Trainers Association
  • Georgia Educator Certificate, Georgia Professional Standards Committee Certificate (Clear Renewable T5)
  • American Heart Association, CPR, AED, First Aid Certification

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Advocate for seamless communication between CHOA and community
  • Club volleyball outreach coverage and point of contact
  • Floater ATC for school coverage
  • Gymnastics coverage
  • PT residency staff member
  • Sports Medicine coverage through Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta community outreach program primarily through Suwanee Sports Academy 
  • Summer basketball coverage coordinator for Suwanee Sports Academy hosted tournaments