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, 25 year old daughter Elyse, and 23 year old son Kyle.
Ashley Greenwood Ashley is entering her second year as an athletic trainer for Grant Community High School. She is outreached from Athletico Physical Therapy in Fox Lake IL. She is certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and is licensed in the States of Illinois and Wisconsin. She also holds certifications in KinesioTape and Graston Technique. Ashley recieved her BA in Athletic Training from Carthage College in 2014 and her Master degree in health and kinesiology from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, OK in 2016.
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) 973-3454Ashley Greenwood, MS ATCCertified Athletic Trainer(847) 973-3113VOLUNTEER ORTHOPEDIC PHYSICIANDr. Mark HammingGurnee Office350 S Greenleaf Ave, Suite #405(847) 336-3335Lindenhurst Office1025 Red Oak Ln(847) 336-3335