What is a Certified Athletic Trainer?

Athletic Trainers (ATs) are highly qualified, multi-skilled health care professionals who render service or treatment, under the direction of or in collaboration with a physician, in accordance with their education, training and the state's statutes, rules and regulations. As a part of the health care team, services provided by Athletic Trainers include primary care, injury and illness prevention, wellness promotion and education, emergent care, examination and clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions.


Athletic Training Domains include:

  • Injury and Illness Prevention and Wellness Promotion
  • Examination, Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Immediate and Emergency Care
  • Therapeutic Intervention
  • Healthcare Administration and Professional Responsibility


Methacton School District Athletic Trainers:


Zachery Olds MS, LAT, ATC

Methacton High School




Matthew Marcen MS, LAT, ATC, CPT, PES

Methacton High School




Erin Tryon LAT, ATC

Arcola Intermediate School