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Seattle Reign FC

Head Athletic Trainer

Seattle Reign FC
Seattle, WA
Player Operations: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor

Overview of Role

The Athletic Trainer is responsible for providing athletic trainer services to the Seattle Reign Football Club (SRFC) First Team and Seattle Reign Academy.

Basic Qualifications

·      Bachelor's Degree in Athletic Training, or related field; Master’s Degree in Athletic Training related field preferred

·      Certified Athletic Trainer licensure from National Athletic Trainers’ Association and Washington State Department of Health

·      Valid driver’s license

·      Excellent time management and organizational skills, basic math skills

·      The ability to work well within a group environment

·      The ability to multi-task and complete multiple jobs at once, particularly tasks that are time sensitive

·      The ability to remain calm during stressful or complicated situations

·      May require lifting objects up to 50lbs 

·      Preferred soccer background

Detailed Responsibilities – First Team

·      Attending all SRFC first team practice sessions, plus home and away games

·      Providing athletic training services to players, including taping, treatment and rehabilitation under guidance from club physician & physical therapist

·      Traveling with team on all away games

·      Packing medical bags and gear for away trips

·      Providing on field support to players on match days

·      Maintaining cleanliness and organization of athletic training room

·      Ordering the consumable supplies and athletic training equipment

·      Dispensing of prescription & non-prescription medication to players on the direction of the Team Physician

·      Creating and communicating to the Head Team Physician & Director of High Performance the weekly player status reports, post-match injury updates and match day +1 injury clinic summary

·      Maintaining accurate and thorough injury records on all players, utilizing the NWSL HealtheAthlete portal

·      Working closely with the Director of Operations to coordinate and keep records of player medical bills and L&I claims

Detailed Responsibilities – Academy

·      Providing athletic training services to SRA as required

·      Overseeing the schedules and communication of the part-time athletic trainers contracted to work with the Seattle Reign Academy, coordinating player care between trainers

Key Performance Indicators

·      Providing quality care to players

·      Satisfaction of First Team and Academy coaches

Key Personality Traits

·      Pro-active

·      Organized

·      Courageous and articulate communicator

·      Decisive

·      Confident

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