The United States Military Academy (USMA), an NCAA Division I FBS Independent is currently accepting applications for the Head Football Athletic Trainer position. This is a contracted position with the Army West Point Athletic Association. The selected candidate will report directly to the Head Team Physician and the Associate Athletic Director/Head Athletic Trainer and will be responsible for providing athletic training services that center on injury prevention, emergency care, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and medical illness. Administrative duties include record keeping, policy and procedures, rehabilitation protocol development, budgeting, and communication with coaches, physicians, cadet-athletes, and administrators. The candidate will be a key member of the High Performance leadership and should be able to demonstrate expertise in all aspects of athletic training support to cadet-athletes and successful experience working with people for diverse backgrounds. Individual will comply with NATA Code of Professional Practice and New York State Professional practice guidelines.
Minimum qualifications include:
-Master’s degree in Athletic Training or related field
-Board of Certification (BOC) recognition as Certified Athletic Trainer
-Eligible for New York State Licensure
-At least 5 years post master’s degree experience in Division I football.
Preferred qualifications include:
-Manual therapy skill sets
-NFL internship experience
-Demonstrated verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
The United States Military Academy does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected class. Successful candidates will be subjected to pre-employment background checks.
To apply, please provide your resume, cover letter and 3 references.
Internal Number: 1010
About Army West Point Athletic Association
The United States Military Academy (USMA) is renowned as the world's preeminent leadership development institution in the world. Located on the banks of the Hudson River in West Point, NY, it is approximately one hour from New York City. The mission of USMA is "to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the Nation as an officer in the United States Army." This position will be housed within the Army West Point Athletic Association, Inc. (AWPAA), which is a non-profit corporation organized to manage and support the 30 intercollegiate athletic programs at the Academy. The AWPAA mission is to provide an extraordinary NCAA Division I athletic experience that develops leaders of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country.