Spark! Sports Medicine is designed for those interested in professions in sports medicine such as athletic training, physical therapy, orthopedics and sports performance. Students will acquire skills to prevent, evaluate, and treat sports injuries. Spark! Sports Medicine will cover a variety of topics including Musculoskeletal Systems, evaluation and treatment, taping and wrapping skills, emergent care and prevention, strength training and nutrition.
Throughout the Spark! Sports Medicine experience, students will connect with local expert healthcare professionals and work with Parkway’s team of Certified Athletic Trainers to engage in fieldwork for authentic observation and skill application.
St. Louis University Sports Medicine
Lindenwood University Sports Medicine
Maryville University Sports Medicine
Missouri Baptist Sports Medicine
Mercy Sports Medicine
Sports Medicine and Training Center
Local Physical Therapy Clinics
A key piece to spark! Sports Medicine is for students to learn by doing.
Projects within and outside of the classroom include:
Design of Athletic Training Room, Rules, Procedures and Emergency Plans
Design of Rehabilitation plans for athletes for specific injuries.
Specific Injury Taping and Modalities
Capstone Project of choice in second semester
Grew up in St. Louis
Attended St. Louis University on a Soccer Scholarship
Coached soccer at the college, high school and developmental levels
Currently on the Boys and Girls coaching staff for Parkway South.