Our Certification

tentOur athletic trainers’ duties require medical knowledge and strong decision-making skills obtained through extensive experience and education, including being CPR, AED and basic life support certified.

Our experienced staff is trained in sport specific emergency care and are experts in injury prevention, taping, bracing and strapping. They can advise athletes on the best means of rehabilitation and help return them to activity after an injury. Premier Sports Medicine can help your athletes get back to performing at their highest level.

National Athletic Trainers Association

The governing body of the athletic training profession is the National Athletic Trainers Association. The purpose of the NATA is to enhance the quality of health care for athletes and those engaged in physical activity, and to advance the profession of athletic training through education and research in the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries. The NATA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing, encouraging and improving the athletic training profession. Through its commitment to improving athletes’ health and well-being, NATA promotes excellence in athletic health care through public awareness and education.

Board of Certification, Inc.

The governing body for Athletic Training certification is The Board of Certification, Inc. The BOC was incorporated in 1989 to provide a certification program for entry-level Athletic Trainers (ATs). The BOC establishes and regularly reviews both the standards for the practice of athletic training and the continuing education requirements for BOC Certified ATs. The BOC has the only accredited certification program for ATs in the US.