TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Holds valid New Jersey Teacher's Certification
or Certificate of Eligibility.
Holds valid Athletic Trainer Certification or
New Jersey License of Eligibility.
Has demonstrated minimum of two years'
successful experience as an athletic trainer or in a similar
Possesses organizational, human relations and
Successfully completes required criminal
history check and has proof of U.S. Citizenship or legal
resident alien status.
Such alternatives to the above qualifications
as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.
Director of Athletics
To assume responsibility for the care, treatment and
athletic injuries under the supervision of the team doctor or
referring physician. He/she is responsible for all
involved in the interscholastic athletic program and for
with the coaches to ensure that all students/athletes are
or referred for the proper medical care and
Operates within the limitation of his/her
license and abilities.
Administers first aid when necessary and/or
arranges for medical care.
Works closely with all coaches with respect to
conditioning, first aid, reconditioning after injuries, and
providing for the well being of all athletes in the
Applies protective or injury-preventive
devices, such as strapping, bandaging or braces.
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Counsels and advises athletes and coaches on
matters pertaining to conditioning and training, such as
diet, rest and rehabilitation.
Advises coaches when an athlete may return to
his/her activity and to what level.
Works cooperatively with and under the
direction of the physician with regard to:
Carrying out the instructions with regard to
the treatment of athletic injuries.
Operation of therapeutic devices and
Fitting of braces, guards and other
Referrals to the physician.
Works cooperatively with the school nurse
regarding the filing of accident reports.
Supervises the training room including:
Establishing rules, regulations and procedures
in the training room.
Keeping the room in an orderly and sanitary
Makes available medical kits for each
in-season team and supplies and re-supplies items contained
in the kit as necessary.
Attends practice sessions and games. When a
conflict between contests presents itself, the athletic
trainer should attend the home contest unless advised
otherwise by the athletic director.
Attends all home athletic contests.
Attends all varsity football games.
Attends tournaments and athletic contests at
the discretion of the director of athletics when a trainer is
not provided by the host school.
Submits an annual budget to the athletic
director and orders all supplies and equipment necessary in
accordance with district procedures.
Supervises and, when necessary, instructs
student trainers and staff under his/her jurisdiction.
Maintains accident reports and records of
Keeps informed about the latest equipment and
information in the field of sports medicine and maintains
his/her certificate status.
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Participates in continuous study and research
and attends relevant conferences and workshops to maintain
and enhance professional competence in accordance with
district guidelines and budget allocations.
School and Community Relations
Advises parents in relation to the athlete's
care and injuries.
Serves as liaison with the school
Interprets the athletic training program to
the administration and staff.
Facilitates effective student, staff and
community communications about the athletic training
Performs such other tasks and assumes such other
responsibilities as the athletic director may assign.
Ten-month year. Salary to be established within the
Agreement between the Holmdel Township Board of
Education and the Holmdel Township Education
Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in
with the provision of the Board's policy on the Evaluation of
Regular Board Meeting
April 24, 1996