Sports Medicine

West Chester University

Carolyn Jimenez, Ph.D., ATC
216 Sturzebecker Health Sciences Center
West Chester, PA 19383
610-436-3293



Athletic Training Career Opportunities

Certified athletic trainers can be found almost anywhere people are physically active. Here are some of the places you'll find them:

  • Secondary schools
  • Colleges and universities
  • Professional sports
  • Sports medicine clinics
  • Hospitals
  • The military
  • Industrial and commercial
  • Performing arts

The Coordinator of Athletic Training Education maintains a file of openings and provides assistance for students and prospective employers, who contact us in search of our graduates as potential employees.

The placement record of students who graduate from this program approaches 100%. Many of our graduates are admitted to graduate school for advanced study in athletic training, physical therapy, physiology of exercise, kinesiology and education. Many of these students are hired as graduate assistant athletic trainers at their graduate school. This affords them an opportunity to gain valuable hands-on athletic training experience while earning a waiver toward their tuition.

Graduates of this program have been employed in:

  • High Schools (Downingtown, Ridley, West Chester Rustin)
  • Colleges and Universities (Ursinus, Villanova, Penn State, Rosemont, Dartmouth, North Carolina)
  • Sports Medicine Clinics (Temple Sports Medicine; Sports PT, Inc.; Physiotherapy, Inc; Healthsouth; etc.)
  • Amateur Sports (Olympic Games)
  • Professional Sports (Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Flyers, Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings, Baltimore Orioles)

            
c/o 2012

Graduates of this program have pursued advanced degrees at:

  • Hahnemann University
  • Emory University
  • James Madison University
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Florida
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Richmond
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Hawaii



Click here to see the most recent NATA Job Placement Vacancy Notice.