Clinical Sites

As a graduate student in our program you will serve as a graduate assistant at any one of our 15 clinical sites.
These 15 sites are comprised of the following types:

  • NCAA Division I: 3
  • NCAA Division II: 1
  • NCAA Division III: 3
  • NJCAA: 1
  • Private High School: 7
  • Public High School: 1

Seven of our high school settings are private institutions and one is a public school. Below you find what sites have openings depending on the year you enter our program.

Graduate assistantship openings for even year admittance:


Div I GSU
GSU logoGeorgia State University is located in downtown Atlanta, with athletic facilities located throughout the area. The new athletic training room is located in the GSU Sports Arena, with satellite facilities located at Panthersville alongside the baseball, softball and soccer stadiums. The school participates in NCAA Division I as member of the Colonial Athletic Association.
GSU added a football program in 2010, and now competes in 16 sports. The sports medicine staff consists of five full-time staff, seven graduate assistants, and one intern. Graduate assistants are responsible for coverage of baseball, softball, football, tennis and track and field. More information can be found at Sports Medicine. If you are interested in applying for a graduate assistantship at Georgia State University please email assistant athletic trainer, Brandon Dobo.
Div I GSU
Georgia Tech Division I The mission of the Georgia Tech Sports Medicine Department is to provide comprehensive health care to the student athletes of Georgia Tech. This will be accomplished through education and prevention, evaluation, and rehabilitation of all athletic related injuries. The department will maintain a high level of ethical and professional standards to insure the student athlete receives the highest level of healthcare.The vision of the Georgia Tech Sports Medicine Department is to continue to grow, through research, education, and a commitment to excellence in order to provide the best possible health care to our student athletes. If you are interested in applying for a Graduate Assistantship please email Assistant Athletic Trainer Mark Smith at msmith@gtaa.gatech.edu.
Clayton State University Clayton State University
Clayton State University, located in Morrow, Georgia, is nestled in a park-like setting which offers a peaceful and safe environment conducive to learning. The University’s wooded landscape with five lakes, ducks, and swans is a beautiful contrast to the vibrant urban life of metropolitan Atlanta, which is just a twenty minute drive away. The Clayton State University Athletics Department is an NCAA DII affiliate which sponsors 10 intercollegiate sports all participating in the Peach Belt Athletic Conference. The Clayton State Sports Medicine Department consists of 2 full time and at least 1 graduate assistant certified athletic trainers, orthopedics within the OrthoAtlanta group, and an array of other medical and allied health professionals. Graduate Assistants are responsible for managing all healthcare needs for multiple teams, practice and game coverage, team travel, and various administrative duties. If you are interested in applying for a graduate assistantship please email Head Athletic Trainer Alicia Roane at aroane@clayton.edu.
high school clinical
high school clinical
Whitefield Academy is a Christ-centered school located on the north-east side of Atlanta just outside of the perimeter. It is situated on a beautiful wooded 75-acre campus and has some of the very best facilities in the area. The Whitefield Sports Medicine department supports more than 45 teams from grades 6-12 throughout the fall, winter and spring seasons and is host to many tournaments and athletic events throughout the year. Whitefield Academy is looking to add a graduate assistant to the sports medicine department beginning in June of 2012. The graduate assistant will assist the head athletic trainer in covering athletic events and practices throughout the year and will be responsible for prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of the student athletes here at Whitefield Academy. Whitefield Academy is seeking individuals with both a profession of faith in Jesus Christ and strong moral character to be an example to the student athletes here on campus and off. There will be a stipend of $10,200/yr plus a Full Tuition Wavier for the 2 year program. If you are interested in the position please contact Danny Ryan at dryan@whitefieldacademy.com.
High School Clinical
High School Clinical
The Athletic Training and Sports Medicine Program at Blessed Trinity Catholic High School is a service-oriented department comprised of one head athletic trainer, one graduate assistant, and dedicated athletic training students focused on the goal of supporting the needs of our student-athletes and their coaches.
Blessed Trinity Catholic High School hosts one of the premier athletic programs in the state of Georgia. Since opening our doors in the year 2000, BT has won over 30 state championships in nine different sports as well as 25 state runners up and over 65 region titles. BT has twice earned the Directors Cup for the best athletic program in the state in its classification.
The Athletic Training and Sports Medicine Program is responsible for education, prevention, evaluation, and treatment of injuries for high school athletes participating in 47 teams. BT is proud to offer these services on campus in our athletic training room comprised of three treatment tables, three taping stations, multiple modalities and rehabilitative equipment. The training room resides in the Jessica Turner Memorial Field House next to the stadium and practice field.
For more information on applying for a graduate assistantship position at Blessed Trinity Catholic High School, please contact the Head Athletic Trainer Chris Leeds at cleeds@btcatholic.org. For more information, please visit the website: Blessed Trinity Catholic High School
Div I
Division I Kennesaw State
The Kennesaw State University Sports Medicine Staff is responsible for the management of all aspects of the student athletes' health and safety. Our goal at Kennesaw State University Sports Medicine program is to continue to improve the health care provided to the student-athletes. Our student-athletes go through the normal medical and orthopedic screenings, but they also undergo advanced heart and baseline concussion screenings. The health and safety of our student-athletes is our highest priority. The Kennesaw State University Sports Medicine team consists of the KSU Sports Medicine and Strength & Conditioning Staffs and the specialists that support our student-athletes. The KSU Sports Medicine Staff includes four full time athletic trainers, two graduate assistant athletic trainers, and three strength and conditioning specialists. In addition to the KSU Sports Medicine Staff of Certified and Licensed Athletic Trainers, we have assembled a team of specialty providers to address the various medical needs of our student-athletes. In addition to our team physician (orthopaedics), Dr. Stan Dysart, we have orthopedic support from the physicians of Pinnacle Orthopaedics, Jessica Bilotta, and Dr. Keith Rau, a team primary care physician, Dr. Greg Matechak, a team dentist, Dr. Kenneth Kligman, cardiology consultants, Solaris Heart and Vascular Physicians Group, a concussion consultant, Dr. Mark Brown and a rehabilitation consultant, Terry Trundle, ATC, PTA. KSU has four athletic training rooms, where the main athletic training room is located in the Convocation Center and services the majority of our student-athletes. The Bailey Complex athletic training room houses the softball and baseball programs. The practice facility athletic training room is utilized when a team uses this alternate practice site. The soccer program is now housed in the brand new KSU Soccer Stadium, where we have our fourth and most up-to-date athletic training room. The KSU Strength & Conditioning coaches utilize two facilities. If students are interested in a graduate assistantship please email Head Athletic Trainer, Mike Young at jyoun110@kennesaw.edu or call (770)794-7716.
Div I GSU
oglethorpe Division IIILocated in Atlanta and founded in 1835, Oglethorpe enrolls over 1,000 students representing 34 states and 36 countries. The Stormy Petrels 15 varsity sports compete as members of the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) and of NCAA Division III athletics.  The sports medicine program has created a dynamic team of 2 full- time certified athletic trainers, a graduate assistant athletic trainer and a team orthopedic surgeon to evaluate, diagnose, rehabilitate, and prevent injuries to over 250 athletes.  The sports medicine clinic is centrally located in the Schmidt Center and Dorough Field House, in close proximity to the baseball stadium, tennis courts, practice fields, and outdoor track. The 1200 square foot athletic training room contains 7 treatment tables, 2 taping tables, a variety of therapeutic modality machines, first aid supplies, and an array of rehabilitation equipment. If you are interested in applying for a Graduate Assistantship at Oglethorpe, please contact the head athletic trainer, Brian Baer at bbaer@oglethorpe.edu or call (404)364-8486.
high school clinical
High School clinicalThe goal of the Westminster sports medicine program is to provide the highest quality care possible for junior high, junior varsity, and varsity athletes which adds up to 83 athletic teams. We strive for accurate injury identification, swift return to activity, and education of the parent and athlete.Westminster athletes are in especially great hands at home: The Hawkins Athletic Training Room, centrally located in Turner Gym, is approximately 2,500 square feet in size and contains various rehabilitation equipment, four taping stations, and three treatment tables. The sports medicine program at Westminster has grown over the years to include two full time certified athletic trainers, two graduate assistants, and high school student trainers. If you are interested in applying for a Graduate Assistantship please email Head Athletic Trainer Donna Hays at donnah@westminster.net.  For more information: http://www.westminster.net.
High School
lovett clinical settingThe goal of The Lovett School Sports Medicine program is to allow easy access to excellent sports medicine services to student-athletes, to provide coverage for middle school levels through Varsity athletics, to ensure a timely and precise evaluation, to enable a quick and safe return, and to substantially reduce the risk of athletic injury for the student-athletes in our care. The athletic training room is located next to The Wallace Gymnasium and down the hall from the Hite Wellness Center. The athletic training room is equipped with 8 treatment tables, 2 taping tables, 5x3x3 cold tub, and other rehabilitation equipment. Plans for a brand new athletic training room are in the works. The Lovett Sports Medicine Staff includes two full time certified athletic trainers and two graduate assistant certified athletic trainers. If you have any questions regarding Lovett Sports Medicine or would like to apply for the Graduate Assistanship please contact Head Athletic Trainer, Sean DelFavero at sdelfavero@lovett.org. For more information: http://www.lovett.org/
holy innocents
holy innocents Holy Innocents' Episcopal School, located in Sandy Springs, Atlanta, has grown into one of the largest independent schools in Metro Atlanta, as well as one of the largest Episcopal Schools in the United States. It sits on 47 acres with separate Pre-, Lower, Middle, and Upper School facilities, a fine arts building, two modern gymnasiums, and sprawling athletic fields and facilities. The Holy Innocents' athletic program is made up of 54 Athletic teams at the Junior High, Junior Varsity, and Varsity levels. Kara Dolling is the head athletic trainer who oversees the Holy Innocents' Sports Medicine Program, one graduate student, and also teaches a sports medicine class as a PE elective for Holy Innocents' students that are interested in Athletic Training. The Holy Innocents' Athletic Training Room is conveniently located in the main gym and consists of two whirlpools, two treatment tables and three taping tables. If you are interested in applying for a Graduate Assistantship please email Head Athletic Trainer Mary Reeve at mary.reeve@hies.org.

Graduate assistantship openings for Odd Year Admittance


Div I GSU
GSU logoGeorgia State University is located in downtown Atlanta, with athletic facilities located throughout the area.
The new athletic training room is located in the GSU Sports Arena, with satellite facilities located at Panthersville alongside the baseball, softball and soccer stadiums.
The school participates in NCAA Division I as member of the Colonial Athletic Association.
GSU added a football program in 2010, and now competes in 16 sports.
The sports medicine staff consists of five full-time staff, seven graduate assistants, and one intern. Graduate assistants are responsible for coverage of baseball, softball, football, tennis and track and field.
More information can be found at Sports Medicine. If you are interested in applying for a graduate assistantship at Georgia State University please email assistant athletic trainer, Brandon Dobo.
Div I GSU
Georgia Tech Division I The mission of the Georgia Tech Sports Medicine Department is to provide comprehensive health care to the student athletes of Georgia Tech. This will be accomplished through education and prevention, evaluation, and rehabilitation of all athletic related injuries. The department will maintain a high level of ethical and professional standards to insure the student athlete receives the highest level of healthcare.The vision of the Georgia Tech Sports Medicine Department is to continue to grow, through research, education, and a commitment to excellence in order to provide the best possible health care to our student athletes. If you are interested in applying for a Graduate Assistantship please email Assistant Athletic Trainer Mark Smith at msmith@gtaa.gatech.edu.
Div I GSU
emory universityEmory University has a Division III athletic program in the heart of Atlanta that has won 11 national titles in the past 15 years. There are approximately 400 varsity athletes that make up 18 varsity athletic teams. Emory is a member of the University Athletic Association Conference which also includes Brandeis University, Carnegie Mellon University, Case Western Reserve University, New York University, University of Chicago, University of Rochester and Washington University. The Emory University Sports Medicine team consists of two full time and four graduate assistant certified athletic trainers who work closely with a variety of sports medicine professionals including an array of physicians at The Emory Sport and Spine Center. Graduate Assistants are responisible for managing all healthcare needs for multiple teams such as: conducting preseason physicals, Communication with coaches, various administrative duties, injury prevention, management and rehabilation, return to play decisions, surgery observation, practice and game coverage, and team travel. As an Emory University Graduate Assistant you will be an active participant on the Emory University Sports Medicine Staff. Please visit www.emoryathletics.com for more information. If you are interested in applying for a graduate assistantship please email Head Athletic Trainer Joan Reed @ jreed2@emory.edu
Division III
Agnes Scott Division IIIAgnes Scott College is the World for Women where we educate women to think deeply, live honorably, and engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times. The Athletic Department is committed to encouraging all Agnes Scott students in the development of a balance between intellectual engagement and an active lifestyle. Through intercollegiate competition, physical education and recreational activities, we empower our students to develop a life-long passion to live a well-balanced, healthy and productive life. Agnes Scott College is a Division III Liberal Arts Women's College. Agnes Scott College is a member of the Great South Athletic Conference and an affiliate member of the USA South Athletic Conference. We have 6 varsity teams, which include soccer, volleyball, basketball, cross-country, softball and tennis. The graduate assistant athletic trainer would have the unique privilege of working with each team as it relates to prevention, assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation for the athletes. This assistantship will provide an individual with the opportunity to work independently as well as develop a network by working amongst a wide range of medical professionals including physicians, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, chiropractors, massage therapists, etc. We believe working with all varsity sports affords you a well rounded clinical experience that will be beneficial for you as you continue you career. If you are interested in applying for the graduate assistant position at Agnes Scott College, please send a cover letter, resume, and list of references to Head Athletic Trainer, Anna Porter at aporter@agnesscott.edu. For more information about Agnes Scott, please visit the college website at www.agnesscott.edu.
Div I GSU
Georgia Tech Division I The mission of the sports medicine staff at Walton High School is to provide the best possible care to each student athlete. Our goal is to safely, and as quickly as possible, return the athlete to play once injured. The Dr. Hugh McLeod Sports Medicine center consists of multiple treatment tables where athletes can receive different modalities for pain relief and rehabilitation. Walton Athletics has received the Director's cup, which highlights the top athletic teams in their respective classification, for the past 5 out of 10 years that it has been offered. If you are interested in applying for a graduate assistantship at Walton, please contact the Head Athletic Trainer, Theresa Hoinsky at Theresa.Hoinsky@cobbk12.org for more information. For more information on Walton Athletics visit the school website http://www.waltonhigh.org/.
Div I GSU
Georgia Tech Division I Woodward Academy is the largest independent day school in the continental United States. Woodward Academy premiered a brand-new athletic facility in the winter of 2010, including a 1800 sq. ft. athletic training room. Graduate Assistant will be responsible to provide prevention, assessment, rehabilitation, and treatment of injuries to 5-AAA athletes, under the supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer, Gene Patterson, and Assistant Athletic Trainer, Kristi Mounts. Coverage is provided to 70 athletic teams in both the upper and middle schools. If you are interested in applying for a Graduate Assistantship please email Kristi L. Mounts, Assistant Athletic Trainer (kristi.mounts@woodward.edu).
Div I GSU
Georgia Tech Division I Holy Innocents' Episcopal School, located in Sandy Springs, Atlanta, has grown into one of the largest independent schools in Metro Atlanta, as well as one of the largest Episcopal Schools in the United States. It sits on 47 acres with separate Pre-, Lower, Middle, and Upper School facilities, a fine arts building, two modern gymnasiums, and sprawling athletic fields and facilities. The Holy Innocents' athletic program is made up of 54 Athletic teams at the Junior High, Junior Varsity, and Varsity levels. Kara Dolling is the head athletic trainer who oversees the Holy Innocents' Sports Medicine Program, one graduate student, and also teaches a sports medicine class as a PE elective for Holy Innocents' students that are interested in Athletic Training. The Holy Innocents' Athletic Training Room is conveniently located in the main gym and consists of two whirlpools, two treatment tables and three taping tables. If you are interested in applying for a Graduate Assistantship please email Head Athletic Trainer Mary Reeve at mary.reeve@hies.org.
Div I GSU
high schoolThe goal of the Westminster sports medicine program is to provide the highest quality care possible for junior high, junior varsity, and varsity athletes which adds up to 83 athletic teams. We strive for accurate injury identification, swift return to activity, and education of the parent and athlete.Westminster athletes are in especially great hands at home: The Hawkins Athletic Training Room, centrally located in Turner Gym, is approximately 2,500 square feet in size and contains various rehabilitation equipment, four taping stations, and three treatment tables. The sports medicine program at Westminster has grown over the years to include two full time certified athletic trainers, two graduate assistants, and high school student trainers. If you are interested in applying for a Graduate Assistantship please email Head Athletic Trainer Donna Hays at donnah@westminster.net. For more information: http://www.westminster.net.
high school
high school The goal of The Lovett School Sports Medicine program is to allow easy access to excellent sports medicine services to student-athletes, to provide coverage for middle school levels through Varsity athletics, to ensure a timely and precise evaluation, to enable a quick and safe return, and to substantially reduce the risk of athletic injury for the student-athletes in our care. The athletic training room is located next to The Wallace Gymnasium and down the hall from the Hite Wellness Center. The athletic training room is equipped with 8 treatment tables, 2 taping tables, 5x3x3 cold tub, and other rehabilitation equipment. Plans for a brand new athletic training room are in the works. The Lovett Sports Medicine Staff includes two full time certified athletic trainers and two graduate assistant certified athletic trainers. If you have any questions regarding Lovett Sports Medicine or would like to apply for the Graduate Assistanship please contact Head Athletic Trainer, Sean DelFavero at sdelfavero@lovett.org. For more information: http://www.lovett.org/.
Div I GSU
high schoolWalker Sports Medicine takes a comprehensive approach in providing quality, sport related medical services to all of our Upper School and Middle School athletes. This program functions under three basic principles: Daily Accessibility, Event Coverage and Rehabilitation. These principles have made Walker Sports Medicine successful in serving our athletes for over 9 years. If you are interested in applying for a graduate assistantship at Walker School please email: Head Athletic Trainer Salina Diop at salina.diop@thewalkerschool.org.
Div I
Kennesaw State Division I The Kennesaw State University Sports Medicine Staff is responsible for the management of all aspects of the student athletes' health and safety. Our goal at Kennesaw State University Sports Medicine program is to continue to improve the healthcare provided to the student-athletes. Our student-athletes go through the normal medical and orthopedic screenings, but they also undergo advanced heart and baseline concussion screenings. The health and safety of our student-athletes is our highest priority. The Kennesaw State University Sports Medicine team consists of the KSU Sports Medicine and Strength & Conditioning Staffs and the specialists that support our student-athletes. The KSU Sports Medicine Staff includes four full time athletic trainers, two graduate assistant athletic trainers, and three strength and conditioning specialists. In addition to the KSU Sports Medicine Staff of Certified and Licensed Athletic Trainers, we have assembled a team of specialty providers to address the various medical needs of our student-athletes. In addition to our team physician (orthopaedics), Dr. Stan Dysart, we have orthopedic support from the physicians of Pinnacle Orthopaedics, Jessica Bilotta, and Dr. Keith Rau, a team primary care physician, Dr. Greg Matechak, a team dentist, Dr. Kenneth Kligman, cardiology consultants, Solaris Heart and Vascular Physicians Group, a concussion consultant, Dr. Mark Brown and a rehabilitation consultant, Terry Trundle, ATC, PTA. KSU has four athletic training rooms, where the main athletic training room is located in the Convocation Center and services the majority of our student-athletes. The Bailey Complex athletic training room houses the softball and baseball programs. The practice facility athletic training room is utilized when a team uses this alternate practice site. The soccer program is now housed in the brand new KSU Soccer Stadium, where we have our fourth and most up-to-date athletic training room. The KSU Strength & Conditioning coaches utilize two facilities. If students are interested in a graduate assistantship please email Head Athletic Trainer, Mike Young at jyoun110@kennesaw.edu or call (770)794-7716.