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Sports Health

Jackie Kachur

Education:
Bachelors Degree in Athletic Training from Ohio University
Master’s Degree in Athletic Training with an emphasis in Pediatrics from University of South Florida

I have been an Athletic Trainer since: 2011

I have been with Summa Health System Since: 2013

Other Experiences
USF Health- Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Head athletic trainer for Brandon High School- FL
Tampa Lightning Junior Elite Hockey Team

Awards and Recognition
Outstanding Graduate Student Award from University of South Florida 

AT Committees/Organizations Involved:
NATA since 2009
Functional Movement Systems Level 1& 2-2013

Why did you choose this as your career path:
I love sports and I knew I wanted to be around them. I also enjoy anatomy, learning about the body, and have a passion to help people, so I figured it would be a great profession to get into.

Your most memorable experience as an Athletic Trainer:
Dealing with numerous severe injuries/conditions and helping the patients get back on the playing field or back to a normal life. Also working with the Ohio University football team winning the MAC East and working a bowl game.

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