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Basketball Operations: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
Head Athletic Trainer - Detroit Pistons / Grand Rapids Drive (Grand Rapids, MI)


The Head Athletic Trainer for the Grand Rapids Drive will be responsible for maintaining the health of players. The Head Athletic Trainer will work with the athletic training staff for the Detroit Pistons, communicating any developments, and implementing consistent procedures and practices. The position is intended for an organized, self-starter who wants to work in professional sports.


  • Provide injury evaluation, management, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries for team
  • Work with athletic training staff from the Detroit Pistons
  • Communicate with athletic training staff and front office staff of the Detroit Pistons
  • Coordinate with physicians/medical personnel on care of players
  • Maintenance and upkeep of the athletic training room, locker rooms, and other sites as designated
  • Report injuries and maintain documentation for worker’s compensation claims
  • Game setup and clean-up of home and visiting locker rooms, and official’s locker room
  • Oversee Game-Day interns who will assist in all set-up and clean-up
  • Other duties as specified by the Head Coach and/or General Manager


  • Master’s Degree in related field
  • 2 years of  experience, including graduate assistantship
  • Experience as a certified athletic trainer in professional or intercollegiate athletics
  • Appropriate education, training, and certification with the National Athletic Trainer’s Association (N.A.T.A.)
  • Ability to meet multiple demands in a high-volume, fast-paced clinical environment
  • Excellent organizational skills with accuracy and attention to detail

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you a college graduate? (Yes / No)
2. Do you have experience working with a professional or college basketball team? (Yes / No)
3. Are you professionally certified? (Yes / No)
4. If so, what are your professional certifications?

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