Athletic Trainer

  • San Jose Earthquakes
  • San Jose, CA, USA
  • 10 Jul, 2024
Full time MLS Strength & Conditioning

Job Description

About the San Jose Earthquakes:
The San Jose Earthquakes have a mission to establish our home as the epicenter of American soccer by uniting Northern California with big dreams, big hustle, and big impact.

About the Position:
The Athletic Trainer will manage the day-to-day sports medicine operations for a San Jose Earthquakes academy soccer team(s) and other teams as assigned. In this capacity, the Athletic Trainer provides injury prevention strategies, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation for players' medical illnesses or injuries. The Athletic Trainer works under the direction and supervision of the Director of Health & Performance and Chief Medical Officer/Teams Physicians.

Who You Are: 
We are looking for people that want to hustle big.
  • Hustle: Having the desire to authentically connect people, willing to always show up for our fans, and having an innate pride in their work.
  • Big: Devoted to quality in all aspects of the job, not afraid to swing big, and own the result.

Licenses or Certifications:
  • NATABOC (or CATA) Certified Athletic Trainer
  • In good standing with NATABOC and a member of the NATA 
  • Current professional CPR certification
  • Possess personal professional liability insurance.
Educational Experience:
  • Minimum four (4) year Bachelors Degree
  • Preferred Masters degree in health related field
Work Experience:
  • 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)

Duties and 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 therapeutic modalities, developing injury rehabilitation and prevention programs, as well as conducting rehabilitation and making medical referrals
  • Maintain a complete and up to date roster of player health, medical clearance, and participation records 
  • Order, maintain and inventory supplies and clinical equipment
  • Keep athletic training room and clinic area safe, clean, and organized
  • Coverage of home and away Academy team matches as assigned
  • Coverage of home or away MLS Next Pro team practices or matches as assigned
  • Comply with all San Jose Earthquakes, MLS Next and MLS Next Pro medical policies and protocols
  • Comply with OSHA Standards with regards to blood borne pathogens
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required

Salary: $62,500+ annually

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.