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Athletic Training

The Longwood University Athletic Training Program develops healthcare professionals who are competent in the delivery of quality athletic health care.

The Athletic Training Program prepares clinicians who engage in critical thinking and demonstrate leadership within the athletic training profession and the community. Students participate in a broad and diverse educational experience that fosters a lifelong desire for knowledge and an understanding of the rapidly evolving healthcare environment.

A Comprehensive Education

Program graduates are prepared to enter the profession of Athletic Training with a comprehensive education experience that is enhanced through the interaction of their classroom, clinical, and professional education experiences.

Entry-level standards for entering the Athletic Training profession are defined by the Board of Certification's Role Delineation Study of the Entry-level Athletic Trainer and the educational standards to meet this end are maintained and monitored by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The Program continually seeks to exceed these evolving standards.

Students completing the Athletic Training Program recognize the necessity of the continued pursuit of educational opportunities and maintenance of professional excellence.

For information regarding the Athletic Training program, contact program coordinator Sharon M. Menegoni: menegonism@longwood.edu or 434.395.2845

 

Career Opportunities

Certified athletic trainers are medical professionals who specialize in the prevention, assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries to athletes and others who are engaged in everyday physical activities.

Athletic trainers work in a variety of employment settings such as collegiate and professional sports, secondary and intermediate schools, sports medicine clinics, hospital emergency rooms, and rehabilitation clinics, occupational/industrial settings, fitness centers and physician offices.

Longwood graduates have gone on to graduate study in athletic training, physical therapy, and physician assistant studies in addition to accepting positions in sports medicine clinics and secondary schools.

2014-2015 Curriculum Handbook

 

Athletic Training Faculty

Sharon M. Menegoni

Associate Professor and Program Director
213 Fourth Street, Room 108
434.395.2845
menegonism@longwood.edu

 

Lindsey Ingle 2012

 Lindsey B. Ingle, M.S.

Instructor
213 Fourth Street, Room 109
434.395.2545
inglelb@longwood.edu

 

 

Meg Frederick Thompson

Meg Frederick Thompson

Associate Professor and Clinical Coordinator
Coyner 202C
434.395.2839
thompsonmf@longwood.edu