Academy Athletic Trainer - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose · CA)

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Player Operations: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
Job Overview 
The Academy Athletic Trainer will manage the day-to-day sports medicine operations for a San Jose Earthquakes youth academy soccer teams.  In this capacity, the Academy Athletic Trainer provides injury prevention strategies, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation for players’ medical problems.  The Academy Athletic Trainer works under the direction and supervision of the Director of Performance and Team Physician.

Skills and Knowledge
  • Manual Therapy Techniques
  • Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Taping
  • Injury Evaluation 
  • Emergency Management Skills
  • Development of rehabilitation programs on the pitch and in the gym.
  • Management of individuals and time across several teams
  • Great Communication – Written and Verbal
  • Effective and Creative Problem-Solving Skills
  • Basic football (aka soccer) playing skills – college level proficiency preferred
  • Knowledge and familiarity with GPS load management, integration and application within the training environment preferred
  • Ability to work afternoons, evenings and weekend as defined per training and game schedule
  • Rehabilitation concepts and development 
  • Concussion management

Licenses or Certifications
  • NATABOC (or CATA) Certified Athletic Trainer
  • In good standing with NATABOC and a member of the NATA 
  • Current professional CPR certification
  • Possess personal professional liability insurance
  • Modality concepts and application

Educational Experience
  • Minimum four (4) year bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s degree in health-related field preferred

Work Experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in the field of sports medicine 
  • Medical soccer experience preferred (exception may be granted for experience in other professional sports)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Performs as Certified Athletic Trainer in managing the health care of players.  Health care includes, but is not limited to: first aid / emergency care, on-site injury evaluation, application of appropriate modalities, developing rehabilitation and prevention programs, as well as conducting rehabilitation and making medical referrals
  • Maintain a complete and up to date roster of player health and participation records within the club’s AMS (Athlete Management System).
  • Documenting and organizing all players’ medical documents (physicals, injuries and doctor referrals/notes)
  • Communicating injuries to players, coaches, staff, parents and doctors, verbally and daily written reports
  • Order, maintain and inventory supplies and clinical equipment
  • Keep athletic training room and clinic area safe, clean and organized
  • Coverage of home and away U13, U14, U15, U17 matches as assigned
  • Comply with all San Jose Earthquakes and US Soccer medical policies and protocols
  • Comply with OSHA Standards with regards to blood borne pathogens
  • Develop and implement rehabilitation programs according to the club’s methodology
  • Evaluate and treat player injuries and refer to team doctors when needed 
  • Training and game day set up – includes packing and supplying travel trips 
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Yes/No I can work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays.