[Video] Things Athletes Say To Athletic Trainers

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As an OSI Athletic Trainer working in a high school setting, I spend A LOT of time with student athletes. Bless their hearts, they keep me young, but I find myself in disbelief at the things that come out of their mouths. There are just some things that you cant un-hear.

For The Love Of The Game

For The Love Of The Game The definition of an Athlete is the following: “A person who is trained or skilled in exercises, sports, or games requiring physical strength, agility, or stamina” – Merriam Webster Online. I think that being an athlete is so much more that just being trained in a skill set. Being […]

Recap Of The Fall season At Henry Sibley High School

Recap Of The Fall season At Henry Sibley High School   **This Fall I spent time covering:     **AT PROBS and Life of an AT         **Here is just a glimpse at some of the injuries here at Henry Sibley for this fall:   Here is how my Fall season went, […]

Why We Need ATC’s

Why We Need ATC’s As an athletic trainer working in the high school setting, there are many people I work with. Being a part of OSI’s team also allows me to work with even more professionals. When an athlete gets injured, there are a couple of people that need to be contacted. The parents are […]

My West Saint Paul OSI Family

(Holiday sweater day last year)   My West Saint Paul OSI Family I wanted to give a shout out to the WSP clinic. I am so lucky to work with a group of professionals that I truly enjoy the company of. Steve: Steve is our clinic manager at WSP. Not only is he an exceptional […]

A Self Made Nutrition And Workout Program

A Self Made Nutrition And Workout Program A parent asked me to get together a nutrition and workout program together for her daughter, to improve and better herself for her next sports season. I put a lot of work in to it, and I thought it would be cool if we posted it to the […]

Summer Days, To 2-A-Days

(Above: at my Bridal Shower) Summer Days, To 2-A-Days Where did summer go? I swear, every year the summer seems to get shorter. As an ATC, summer is my favorite time to catch up on some well deserved rest after the school year. Even though my summer seemed to fly by, and yes, it did […]

Important Info For Coaches And Parents (Saint’s fans must read)

Important Info For Coaches And Parents Our baseball weekend, the good, the bad, and the ugly. *Important info for coaches and parents* Ahh baseball, the token summer sport for us in MN. Who doesn’t love to sit back, grab a beer and a dog, and enjoy the hot summer weather while watching some ball? You […]

What Will You Find In An Athletic Training Room?

What Will You Find In An Athletic Training Room? The Athletic Training Room (ATR) is like a second home to Athletic Trainers. We sometimes spend more time at the school, in our rooms, and at events than we do at our own homes. I know during 2 a days it feels like I am only […]

Another School Year Over, Where Can You Find This ATC Over The Summer?

Another School Year Over, Where Can You Find This ATC Over The Summer? My Summer Plans: What does an ATC do during the summer when school sports are all done? Yes the school year is over, but NO our work is not over. OSI has picked up several soccer tourney contracts that need ATC coverage. […]