Who is an Athletic Trainer?

The National Athletic Trainers Association defines an Athletic trainer (AT) as a highly qualified, multi-skilled health care professional who render services or treatments, under the direction of or in collaboration with a physician. As a part of the health care team, services provided by an athletic trainer include primary care, injury and illness prevention, wellness promotion and education, emergent care, examination and clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. 

What qualifications do Excel Sports Performance Academy Athletic Trainers hold?

Each AT hired by Excel Sports Performance Academy possesses a minimum of:

  • Bachelors degree of Science: Athletic Training

  • Registered Athletic Trainer with the New York State Education Department

  • Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Professional (CPR/AED)

  • Heads Up for Healthcare Professional (Concussion Education)

  • National Provider Identification Number (NPI #)

  • Member in good standing with the National Athletic Trainers Association

  • Member in compliance with the Board of Certification


A majority of the ESPA team currently hold advanced degrees and skill-sets in conjunction with meeting the minimum requirements:

  • Masters degree in Athletic Training or related Sports Sciences field

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

  • American Red Cross Instructor (CPR/AED, StopBleed, Epipen, and much more)

  • US Center for SafeSport certification

How does ESPA Athletic Training help YOU?

Our Athletic Training services allow you the comfort of having a healthcare professional on-site in the event of sports emergencies.

We provide Athletic Training coverage in the following areas:

  • Youth Sports

    • Camps

    • Tournaments

    • Games

  • Secondary School Interscholastic Sports

  • Community Sporting events

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