Athletic Trainer

Athletic Trainer

Job Details

Salary: $45,000.00 per year
Job Type: Full-Time
Number of Hires for this Role: 1

Qualifications

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Full Job Description

Barça Residency Academy USA is FC Barcelona’s official soccer residency academy in the U.S.A., where
players from all around the country and abroad live, attend school, train, and compete at the highest
level for 11 months of the year.

Barça Residency Academy USA has partnered with FC Barcelona, one of the premier and most renowned
soccer clubs in the world, and Grande Sports Academy, one of the most successful youth soccer
development academies in the United States competing in the MLS Next Academy League. Barça
Residency Academy USA, located in Casa Grande, AZ, is the home of the most talented 13-19-year-old
players and sits atop the FC Barcelona U.S. youth player development pyramid. Barça Residency
Academy USA is the only MLS Next League full-time residential program in the U.S. partnered with a top
international professional team. It will compete in the U19, U17, U16 & U15 age groups.

No other top level international professional team has brought their highest-level youth coaches to the U.S. to live full-time on campus and train young talented players year-round.
The Athletic Trainer will oversee the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic-related injuries
and ensure the highest level of health care is provided to the Barça Residency Academy USA.
Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the prevention, assessment, and treatment of athletic-related injuries
  • Be adept at working with rehabilitation of injuries
  • Work with the team physician and physical therapist to determine proper rehabilitation of
    injured athletes
  • Collaborate with Strength & Conditioning staff to develop a proper return to play protocols
  • Be in attendance and provide medical coverage for all home games, scrimmages, and training
  • Travel with Academy and Pre-Academy teams to away games (providing on-field and off-field
    medical care)
  • Schedule medical appointments for athletes as needed
  • Ensure seamless flow of communication between coaches, parents, players, and physicians
  • Apply appropriate therapeutic modality treatment as necessary
  •  Follow Emergency Action Plans for all venues and manages emergency situations in the event of
    acute life-threatening or non-life-threatening injuries
  • Manage training room schedule for all Academy athletes
  • Provide medical coverage for other sporting events at the Academy as needed
  • Organize and complete pre-participation physical exams for all Academy Athlete
  •  Conducted baseline and post-concussion protocols of student-athletes (Impact and SCAT)
  •  Maintain adequate medical records on all injuries and rehabilitation procedures (Athlete
    Monitoring)
  •  Successfully setup fields and Performance Center for games and training to provide a safe
    environment for athletes
  •  Acquisition and management of inventory
  • Oversee the athletic training student aide program
  •  Stay current on new developments in the field of athletic training, sports performance and
    participate in professional growth activities and courses
  •  Set and maintain appropriate standards for student behavior and exemplify and promote high
    ethical standards

Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training
Three years of relevant experience
Certified Athletic Trainer by the Board of Certification
Current Arizona Licensure or Eligibility for Arizona Licensure Required CPR, AED Certified
Active NATA, RMATA, AZATA Membership or become active within six months of start
Ability to communicate with all levels of personnel
Calm and confident demeanor, strong ability to develop rapport with both youth and adults
over phone and email
Personal values that match Barça Residency Academy USA and Grande Sports World core values
Experience working with basic word processing (e.g., Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel)
Has a valid driver’s license
Ability to walk the property, climb up and downstairs, and to be outdoors in all climates.
Must be eligible to work in the United States

What makes working at Barça Residency Academy USA so unique…

If you are a great teammate that is inspired and excited by collaboration, making lasting friendships with
the most incredible and hardworking people, and your personal values align with our core values, we
would love to hear from you.

How to Apply

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