We offer the following opportunities for high school students who are interested in learning about becoming an athletic trainer.
Student Athletic Trainer Aide Program
Allowing high school students the opportunity to observe the daily professional duties and responsibilities of an athletic trainer can be a valuable educational experience for youth. Our Student Athletic Trainer Aide Program exposes students to the foundations of various health related careers and gives them with important life skills. We provide a positive, safe learning environment where students are always under the direct visual supervision of a licensed/certified athletic trainer when assisting with any athletic training services.
Student Athletic Trainer Aide Program components
- Student Athletic Trainer Camp-Offered during the summer
- Hands-only CPR and First-aid Certification-Offered during the summer
- At Your School-Working as an aide with sports teams, alongside your school’s certified athletic trainer during the school year
To learn more, contact your school’s athletic trainer.
Student Athletic Trainer Camp
Do you have a high-school student interested in athletic training or considering a career in sports medicine?
Each summer, Southeast Georgia Health System offers a comprehensive three-day Student Athletic Trainer Camp where Sports Medicine certified athletic trainers will provide valuable hands-on training for students entering grades 9-12.
2023 camp registration
The tenth annual Student Athletic Trainer Camp takes place June 6 to 8, 2023, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Glynn County Stadium, 5 Community Action Drive. Registration and payment is due by May 20, 2023. A $7.55 service charge is added when registering online. A mail-in registration form can be found here. Simply print the form and return by mail by Saturday, May 20.
The camp is designed to introduce high school students to the field of sports medicine and athletic training and the many associated career opportunities. No previous experience is necessary. Training will include:
- Injury treatment techniques
- Athletic taping and bracing techniques
- Hands-only CPR and automated external defibrillator (AED)
- First aid