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Athletic Training Services

Mass General Brigham Sports Medicine offers world-class athletic training and injury rehabilitation for student athletes.

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Mass General Brigham Sports Medicine 

Mass General Brigham Sports Medicine delivers world-class, comprehensive care to professional, scholastic, and amateur athletes of all ages at our many locations across New England. Our team of highly trained, board-certified sports medicine experts includes team physicians, orthopedic surgeons and physiatrists, athletic trainers, physical therapists, strength and conditioning specialists, nutritionists, cardiovascular clinicians, and sport psychologists.

Mass General Brigham Athletic Training

Athletic trainers are licensed health care professionals who are key in recognizing, treating, and preventing sports injuries. Whether you are looking for an atheltic trainer to become a long-term member of your athletics program, or short-term medical care to help with rehabilitation or sideline emergency medical care for a sporting event or season, Mass General Brigham will match you with exceptional licensed and certified athletic trainers that will exceed your program goals. 

Why are athletic trainers essential to school athletic programs and sporting events?

Athletic trainers:

  • Are experts in emergency care 
  • Participate in emergency action planning and ensure the safety of all athletes
  • Specialize in management and rehabilitation of sports injuries
  • Coordinate all sports medicine return-to-play decisions 
  • Are uniquely empowered to return athletes to play following concussion
  • Provide small group leadership, working with your team to maintain and improve player health and performance and facilitate teamwork/collaboration
  • Work closely with each athlete in your program, designing custom training plans tailored to each individual’s personal physical abilities and performance goals

Why choose Mass General Brigham Athletic Training?

Our athletic trainers meet Mass General Brigham’s highest standards of care, are fully insured, covered for workers compensation, and undergo thorough training and certification before working with athletes, including:

  • CORI background check
  • Board certification and state licensure
  • CPR/AED certification
  • Safe Sport certification
  • Physician oversight, in accordance with state law
  • Continuing education requirements

Our licensed and certified athletic trainers provide:

  • Equitable access to care for all students
  • A flexible and customizable model for your program's specific needs
  • Coordination of care for athletes, including physicals, play clearances, and digital health documentation
  • Timely referrals to appropriate sports medicine clinicians and specialists within our network
  • Access to a comprehensive sports medicine network of health care professionals, including a dedicated team physician paired with your athletic trainer
  • Excellent communication and integration with an athlete’s existing support team, including coaches, parents, school administrators, teachers, and primary care providers
  • Emergency and sideline care for sporting events, including practices, games, and tournaments, and the possibility of additional support with events occurring in multiple locations on the same day
  • Pre- and post-event preventative and rehabilitative services
  • Peace of mind that athletes will receive the research-backed, high-quality sports medicine care Mass General Brigham has provided for decades

Our clients include:

  • Professional and semi-professional sports organizations
  • Colleges and universities
  • Public and private high schools and middle schools
  • Performing arts programs
  • Club sports leagues
  • Municipal sports leagues

Mass General Brigham Athletic Training Programs

Mass General Brigham’s full- and part-time athletic trainers provide the highest level of service to athletic departments on a yearly basis.

Working with a Mass General Brigham athletic trainer can be a game changer for athletic organizations. Our athletic trainers immerse themselves in your school’s athletic environment and culture, becoming an integral member of the team. On the sideline, they are injury-care experts, but the relationships our athletic trainers establish go far beyond this. To coaches and parents, they become reliable sources of health care information. In the athletes’ eyes, they are not just health care professionals, but also caring mentors, teachers, and trusted adults. These interpersonal elements, informed by the clinical research knowledge Mass General Brigham provides, make our athletic trainers indispensable to your school and community.

If you have questions about our Athletic Training programs or would like more information, please email or call 857-282-9555.

Mass General Brigham’s Short-Term Athletic Training Program assists organizations who need athletic trainers for practices, games, tournaments and camps or staff absences. Our experienced specialists pride themselves on providing informative and professional health care for your athletes, and seamlessly integrate with and complement any scholastic athletics organization. Our short-term program is a simple and effective way your school can contract local, knowledgeable, and personable athletic trainers for sporting events of any size and duration.

If you have questions about our Athletic Training programs or would like more information, please email or call 857-282-9555.

Athletic trainers: Join our program

Full-time, part-time, and per diem employment available

Mass General Brigham Sports Medicine is hiring enthusiastic athletic trainers who thrive in delivering top-notch, comprehensive sports medicine care. Join our world-class team of experts and work with some of the best sports medicine practitioners in the country. Apply your experience and knowledge to make a difference in the lives of competitive athletes.

Mass General Brigham helps you succeed with outstanding benefits, a strong work-life balance, and full liability coverage. There are plenty of opportunities for free continuing education, professional mentorship, clinical development, and career advancement with Mass General Brigham Sports Medicine.

Annual Mass General Brigham Athletic Training Conference

Mass General Brigham Sports Medicine hosted its 3rd Annual Athletic Training Conference, “Building the Athlete’s Foundation,” on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. This conference explored the combination of training elements that can sustain and enhance an athlete’s performance, including nutrition, sleep, mental health, musculoskeletal and cardiac screening, injury prevention, strength and conditioning, and recovery. Attendees heard from leading experts in the field, learned about the latest sports medicine research and technology, networked with colleagues in the industry, and left with the increased knowledge, skills, and passion needed to advance their athletic training careers.

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