Student Athletic Trainer's Workshop

This one day workshop is hosted by the Children’s Sports Medicine Program and held at Scottish Rite hospital. It is designed to expose interested high school students to sports medicine and athletic training. No previous experience is necessary.

The workshop is divided into hands-on experience and lecture time, which will allow students to learn and practice new skills. Upon completion of the workshop, the student should return to the high school with more confidence and provide better assistance to their high school’s Certified Athletic Trainer. The deadline to register is June 5, 2015.


During this one day training session, the student will learn about:

  • Concussions
  • Heat illness
  • Hydration
  • Emergency situations
  • Equipment fitting
  • Skin infections
  • Splinting, stretching, taping techniques
  • Treatment of acute injuries


The workshop is led by the Children’s Sports Medicine Program. Members of the Children’s team have valuable knowledge and experience in the field of athletic training and high school sport’s injury management.

Who Should Attend

Any high school student grades 9 – 12 with an interest in sports medicine and athletic training.

Date and Time

Saturday, July 13, 2014
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Scottish Rite hospital, Main Auditorium


Contact Laura Lyles, A.T.C., with any questions


    Will Utsey ATCWill Utsey’s life is sports. He can be found most days at Wheeler High School in Marietta, Ga., where he’s a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) in the Sports Medicine Program at Children’s. While he has no children of his own, he considers his kids to be the 350 teen student athletes he works with. 

    Join him for a typical day during football season.