Bridgton Academy is an independent, all-male, postgraduate boarding school located in North Bridgton, ME serving a new
class of 140-170 young men each year. The Academy’s Mission is to provide a program for young men in a unique, one-year
postgraduate environment to prepare for the competitive rigors of college and beyond. The Academy is in its 213th year of
providing exceptional academic, residential, and co-curricular growth for its students.
Bridgton’s Sports Medicine department, in alignment with the Academy’s Mission, aspires to develop young men into mature,
independent, decision-making student-athletes who are prepared for college and beyond. The Certified Athletic Trainer plays a
role in affording Bridgton Academy’s aspiring student-athletes the opportunity to develop, compete, and succeed in their
athletic pursuits. A leader on campus and within the Athletic Department, the Certified Athletic Trainer will be counted upon
to collaborate with coaches and administrators to ensure all practices and games are held safely, and effectively.
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITY AND DUTIES:
The ATC will collaborate with fellow athletic trainers, the Strength & Conditioning Coach and Head Coaches. Candidate must
have the ability to think critically and make independent decisions regarding the assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and
return to play decisions per state licensure guidelines. Daily practice & game coverage for all Academy athletic teams, as well
as campus support for injuries outside of athletics, are key components of the position. Additionally, the athletic trainer will
also support the Academy by performing all duties congruent with boarding school life.
Applications for the position will be accepted beginning immediately. The position’s start date is August 1st, 2022.
The position is full-time and features a comprehensive benefits package.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Preferred), BOC certification, Minimum 3-5 years of athletic training
experience at the high school, college, or professional level.
- Extensive experience with orthopedic injuries, and associated rehabilitation schedules.
- Establish a working relationship with team physician and community physicians, maintaining adequate records on all
injuries and rehabilitation procedures.
- Develop and utilize venue and condition specific emergency action plans.
- Effective written and oral communication skills, and proficiency in Google applications.
- Understanding of independent school culture, or a willingness to work toward that understanding.
- Ability to work flexible hours, including nights & weekends, as well as travel to athletic competitions.
- Empathy, patience, and tact.
REPORTS TO: Director of Athletics
The ATC reports to the Director of Athletics. The position works with the Academy’s Head Coaches in providing injury
rehabilitation programming, including return to play protocols. Additionally, the ATC will communicate effectively with
parents, students, and staff on all athletic related injuries, while keeping confidentiality when appropriate.
CONTACT: Qualified candidates should send a statement of interest and qualifications, resume, and letter(s) of reference to Aaron Izaryk,
Director of Athletics. All documents should be emailed to [email protected] PDF file format attachments are preferred.
For further information about Bridgton Academy, please visit our website at www.bridgtonacademy.org.The position will remain open until
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