Student Athletic Trainer Aide Program
The student athletic trainer aide program at Grant Community High School is designed to introduce high school students to the field of athletic training or other allied health professions. Students with an interest in athletic training, physical therapy, exercise science, parmedics, nursing or other fields are encouraged to enter the program. Students will gain knowledge in injury care and are supervised by Grant's certified athletic trainers. Students volunteer their time in the athletic training room 3-5 days/week, and also will gain experience at athletic events and games. Information about the the Student Athletic Training Aide Program can be downloaded here. Student Trainer Aide Program
Mark Robson Mr. Robson has served as Grant Community High School’s athletic trainer for the past 19 years. He is certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), and is licensed in the State of Illinois. Currently, he holds memberships with the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association (GLATA) and the Illinois Athletic Trainers’ Association (IATA). Mark received his BS degree in athletic training from Western Illinois University in 1985. Mark and his wife Claire have two children, 26 year old daughter Elyse, and 24 year old son Kyle.
Aly Glover Aly enters her first year at Grant Community High School and her 3rd year as a certified athletic trainer. She is outreached from Athletico Physical Therapy in Fox Lake. She completed her undergraduate degree at Carthage College in 2019 and completed her Masters of Athletic Training at West Virginia Wesleyan College in May of 2021. Aly is certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and currently licensed in both Illinois and Wisconsin.
What is an Athletic Trainer?
Athletic trainers are licensed health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to optimize patient activity and participation in athletics. The practice of athletic training encompasses the prevention, examination, treatment, and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal conditions and certain medical conditions in order to minimize impairments, and functional limitations . The profession of athletic training is recognized by The American Medical Association. The most common athletic training work settings include high schools, colleges, universities, professional sports teams, hospitals, rehabilitation clinics, and physician's offices.
ATHLETIC TRAINING STAFFMark Robson, ATCCertified Athletic Trainer(847) 973-3454Aly Glover, MS ATCCertified Athletic Trainer(847) 973-3113Stacey Moorhouse, MS ATCCertified Athletic TrainerVOLUNTEER ORTHOPEDIC PHYSICIANDr. Mark HammingGurnee Office350 S Greenleaf Ave, Suite #405(847) 336-3335Lindenhurst Office1025 Red Oak Ln(847) 336-3335