Assistant Athletic Trainer - Team Operations

  • Orlando City SC
  • Orlando, FL, USA
  • 16 Feb, 2024
Full time Health & Safety Medical MLS Player Care/Liaison Officer Strength & Conditioning

Job Description

About Orlando City and Orlando Pride: 
 
 

With two major professional teams, Orlando City and Orlando Pride, the Orlando City Soccer Club (OCSC) has established itself as one of the preeminent Clubs in professional soccer.
 
Orlando City joined Major League Soccer (MLS) as the league's 21st franchise in November 2013, becoming the first MLS team in the Southeast. The Lions began league play in March 2015. In 2019, Orlando City re-launched Orlando City B (OCB) to bridge the gap between its successful youth development academy and the First Team.

The Orlando Pride, OCSC’s National Women’s Soccer League franchise, began play in 2016 – bringing professional women’s soccer to Orlando for the first time.

Orlando City and Orlando Pride play at Exploria Stadium, a 25,500-seat soccer-specific stadium built in 2017 and located in the heart of Downtown Orlando.
 
With a footprint across the central Florida region and a roster comprised of international and home-grown talent, Orlando City and Orlando Pride boasts global relevance through its assemblage of world-class athletes.



TITLE: Assistant Athletic Trainer 

DEPARTMENT: Soccer Operations 
REPORTS TO: Head Athletic Trainer 

FLSA: Salary, FT, Exempt 

 

WHAT SETS YOU APART 

The Assistant Athletic Trainer assists in managing the day-to-day sports medicine operations for the Orlando City team. In this capacity, the Assistant Athletic Trainer provides injury prevention strategies, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation for players’ medical problems. The Assistant Athletic Trainer works under the direction and supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer and Chief Medical Officer

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

  • Performs as Certified Athletic Trainer in managing the health care of players. Health care includes, but is not limited to: first aid/emergency care, on-site injury evaluation, application of appropriate modalities, developing rehabilitation and prevention programs, as well as conducting rehabilitation and making medical referrals. 
  • Maintain a complete and up to date roster of player health and participation records in the League-provided electronic medical record system. 
  • Order, maintain and inventory supplies and clinical equipment. 
  • Keep athletic training room and clinic area safe, clean and organized. 
  • Provide medical assistance to the athletic training staff 
  • Comply with all League medical policies and protocol.
  • Comply with OSHA Standards with regards to blood borne pathogens.
  • Other duties as assigned.  

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

It’s never just a job at Orlando City SC.  It’s a way of life. We live and breathe soccer and entertainment. We believe each role is as unique as the person who does it. To join our team, you will also possess these qualifications: 

  • NATABOC (or CATA) Certified Athletic Trainer. 
  • In good standing with NATABOC and a member of the NATA (or CATA). 
  • Licensed to practice in the State of Florida. 
  • Current professional CPR certification.
  • Possess personal professional liability insurance.
  • Minimum four (4) year Bachelors Degree
  • Preferred Masters Degree in health related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in the field of sports medicine.
  • Medical soccer experience preferred (exception may be granted for experience in other professional sports).
  •  Proficent in Spanish preferred
  • CSCS or PE 



We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.