Athletic Trainer

ATSNJ and NJDOE Athletic Trainer Evaluation Tools

Over the past year, The Department of Education has worked with a team of accomplished professionals from the Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey to develop an evaluation instrument that districts may choose to adopt.  While the Department does not require the use of these documents, it supports the ATSNJ in its efforts to promote the use of an evaluation tool that addresses the specific job responsibilities of athletic trainers. As the Department continues to develop guidance for staff members in specialized roles, it will continue to learn from the ATSNJ and its partner districts during their first year piloting this evaluation model.

Click this article to see three documents which describe and implement the process.

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AT's Care Training Course 2018

The ATs Care committee of the ATSNJ is offering the CISM course “Assisting Individuals in Crisis” in April 2018.

March 5th - The Cool Down

The cool down is just as important as the warm-up.  Cooling down is similar to warming up.

March 4 - Dental Avulsion

From the International Association of Dental Traumatology: 

March 3 - Hydration is Just as Important in Cold Weather

We are constantly reminded in the summer months and early fall to stay hydrated, but it’s easy to forget about hydrating when it’s cold o

March 2 - Pre-Participation Examinations

The state of New Jersey requires a physical exam annually for participation in scholastic athletics.The state mandated forms include a pe

March 1 - Better to Try and Prevent Ankle Injury Than Treat One

Ankle injuries, and more specifically lateral ankle sprains, are one of the most common injuries in athletics.

2018 ATSNJ Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to this year's ATSNJ award winners.  We will be celebrating their accomplishments during the Awards Luncheon at the

ATSNJ Student Video Contest

 ATSNJ is conducting a student video contest.

  • Student Athletic Training Educations Programs are asked to please submit a video no greater than 3 minutes in duration.
  • Video should focus on the value of an athletic trainer and the National Athletic Training Month Slogan - "Compassionate Care for All"
  • The target audience for the video is elementary/middle school athletes.

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