Athletic Trainer

Athletic Trainer Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

Here are the keywords and skills that appear most frequently on recent Athletic Trainer job postings. In other words, these are the most sought after skills by recruiters and hiring managers. Go to Sample Templates ↓ below to see how to include them on your resume.

Remember that every job is different. Instead of including all keywords on your resume, identify those that are most relevant to the job you're applying to. Use the free Targeted Resume tool to help with this.

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  • Athletic Training
  • Injury Prevention
  • Sports Medicine
  • Rehabilitation
  • Athletics
  • Sports Injuries
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
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  • Exercise Physiology
  • Sports
  • Strength Training
  • Kinesiology
  • Fitness
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Manual Therapy
  • Injury Rehabilitation
  • Injury
  • First Aid
  • Athletic Taping
  • Physical Therapy

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Resume Skills: Fitness Assessment

  • Body Composition Analysis
  • Flexibility Testing
  • Aerobic Capacity Evaluation
  • Muscle Strength and Endurance Measurement
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Cardiovascular Endurance
  • Body Composition
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Resume Skills: Equipment

  • EKG Machines
  • Ultrasound Machines
  • Physiotherapy Equipment
  • TENS Machines
  • Therapeutic Exercise Equipment
  • Sports First Aid
  • Agility & Balance Equipment
  • Aquatic Therapy Tools
  • Cryotherapy Equipment
  • Taping & Strapping
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Resume Skills: Athletic Training

Resume Skills: Techniques

Resume Skills: Medical Knowledge

Resume Skills: Software Proficiency

  • MS Office
  • SportsWare (Electronic Medical Records Software)
  • DragonFly (Health & Safety Management Software)
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • HealthCare Management Software (ICD-10)
  • Analysis Software(APOLLO)
  • Inventory Management(iLivelight)
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Resume Skills: Rehabilitative Programs

Resume Skills: Technical

Resume Skills: Analysis & Assessment

Resume Skills: Therapy Techniques

Resume Skills: Exercise Regimens

Resume Skills: Software Knowledge

Resume Skills: Languages

Resume Skills: Injury Prevention Techniques

Resume Skills: Rehabilitation Techniques

  • Physical therapy
  • Electromyography
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Post-Operative Rehabilitation
  • Chronic Injury Management
  • Strength Training
  • Functional Training
  • Kinesiology
  • Biomechanics
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Resume Skills: Health Education

Resume Skills: Therapeutic Modalities

Resume Skills: Software Proficiencies

Resume Skills: Certifications

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Sample Athletic Trainer Resume Examples: How To Include These Skills

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Your Name
Athletic Trainer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2020 - Present
Senior Athletic Trainer
Constructed and implemented comprehensive rehabilitation and conditioning program resulting in 35% decrease in player injuries.
Enhanced athlete performance, contributing to a 15% improvement in overall team performance.
Collaborated in the development of sport-specific injury prevention strategies, contributing to a 20% reduction in sports injuries.
Trained a team of 3 junior athletic trainers, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and professional development.
Conducted athlete injury evaluations, diagnosis, and referrals resulting in more timely and effective healthcare resource allocation. March 2017 - December 2019
Athletic Trainer
Developed and executed sport-specific conditioning programs resulting in a 30% improvement in team athleticism.
Performed manual therapy and therapeutic exercise on athletes leading to a 25% decrease in rehabilitation time.
Implemented Athletic Taping techniques, cutting down recovery time by 40%.
World Gym August 2015 - February 2017
Junior Athletic Trainer
Assisted in the design of individualized fitness and exercise programs leading to a 50% increase in athlete performance.
Provided on-site first aid and injury assessment, reducing hospital visits by 30%.
Employed kinesiology principles to promote athlete strength and conditioning, resulting in a 15% increase in overall athletic capability.
Resume Worded Institute February 2020
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Specialized in injury prevention and rehabilitation techniques
Resume Worded University May 2015
Master's in Athletic Training
Specialized courses: Kinesiology, Sports Medicine, Exercise Physiology
Athletic Training Skills: Rehabilitation Planning, Injury Prevention, Emergency Care, Sports Medicine, Manual Therapy, First Aid (Proficient)
Fitness Assessments: Body Composition Analysis, Flexibility Testing, Aerobic Capacity Evaluation, Muscle Strength and Endurance Measurement
Techniques: Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Acupressure, Cold Laser Therapy
Equipment: EKG Machines, Ultrasound Machines, Physiotherapy Equipment, TENS Machines, Therapeutic Exercise Equipment
Certifications: American Heart Association CPR and AED Certified, Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner
Professional Membership: Proud member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA)
Conferences & Workshops: Continuing Education in Sports Medicine (2019), Advanced Techniques in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation (2018)
Community Involvement: Regular volunteer at annual city marathons providing on-site first aid assistance
Your Name
Certified Athletic Trainer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Gimme 5 Fitness May 2017 - Present
Lead Certified Athletic Trainer
Facilitated effective injury rehabilitation protocols leading to a 30% decrease in athlete recovery time.
Increased injury prevention rate by 25% through the implementation of sport-specific conditioning programs.
Supervised a team of 4 Certified Athletic Trainers, promoting personal development and team collaboration.
Enhanced athlete conditioning and performance by 20%.
Leveraged advanced orthopedic rehabilitation techniques to aid in athlete recovery, reducing recovery time by 15%. January 2015 - April 2017
Certified Athletic Trainer
Devised and implemented injury prevention programs leading to a 20% reduction in sports injuries.
Successfully enhanced team athletic performance by 20% through strength and conditioning training.
Utilized manual therapy techniques to assist in athlete rehabilitation, resulting in quicker recovery times.
Resume Worded June 2013 - December 2014
Athletic Trainer Assistant
Provided support in creating and implementing rehabilitation programs leading to a 40% increase in rehabilitation efficiency.
Assisted in on-site injury evaluation and first aid, improving response time by 35%.
Contributed in strength and conditioning training sessions leading to a significant increase in team athleticism.
Resume Worded Institute December 2014
Master's Degree in Athletic Training
Specialized in sports injury prevention and management
Resume Worded University May 2013
Bachelor's Degree in Exercise and Sports Science
Minor in Nutrition
Awards: Dean's List from 2011-2012 (Top 10%)
Medical Knowledge: Orthopedic Evaluation, Therapeutic Modalities, Electrotherapy, Ultrasound
Fitness Assessment: Strength & Conditioning, Flexibility Testing, Cardiovascular Endurance, Body Composition
Software Proficiency: MS Office, SportsWare (Electronic Medical Records Software), DragonFly (Health & Safety Management Software)
Rehabilitative Programs: Pilates, Aquatic Therapy, Pain Management, Strain Therapy
Certifications: Board Certified Athletic Trainer (BCAT) - 2014, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) - 2017
Professional Development: Regular participation in National Athletic Trainers' Association conferences and webinars, staying abreast with the latest industry developments.
Leadership: Currently spearheading a holistic health and wellness initiative for student-athletes at Gimme 5 Fitness
Volunteering: Volunteer Athletic Trainer at local schools, assisting in annual sporting events and tournaments
Your Name
Sports Medicine Trainer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE February 2018 - Present
Senior Sports Medicine Trainer
Implemented cutting edge sports medicine practices resulting in 30% faster recovery times.
Designed and performed preventative and rehabilitative programs to minimize sports injuries by 20%.
Established and led a team of 2 Sports Medicine Trainers, promoting a culture of learning and growth.
Promoted fitness and strength training, resulting in a 25% increase in overall athlete performance.
Provided cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and emergency first aid, resulting in safer sports practices.
Fitness Generation July 2015 - January 2018
Sports Medicine Trainer
Provided comprehensive sports injury treatment and implemented a successful rehab program reducing re-injury rates by 30%.
Applied sports medicine procedures for optimal injury recovery, decreasing average recovery times.
Conducted sports fitness and conditioning sessions resulting in a boost in team performance.
Resume Worded March 2013 - June 2015
Junior Sports Medicine Trainer
Implemented sports injury prevention programs, leading to reduced rates of injury.
Assisted in conducting sports fitness and conditioning sessions, improving team performance.
Provided first aid and basic life support, improving athlete safety and health.
Resume Worded University June 2013
Master's in Sports Medicine
Specialized in athletic training and sports physiology
Resume Worded Academic Center February 2013
Certification in Therapeutic Training
Focused on rehabilitative expertise for athletic injuries
Technical: Sports Injury Management, Strength Conditioning, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Athletic Training, Exercise Physiology
Analysis & Assessment: Movement Analysis, Posture Assessment, Functional Exercise Testing, Rehabilitation Program Deployment, Massage Therapy, Injury Risk Assessment
Equipment & Tools: Therapeutic Exercise Equipment, Sports First Aid, Agility & Balance Equipment, Aquatic Therapy Tools, Cryotherapy Equipment, Taping & Strapping
Certifications: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)
Awards & Achievement: Recognized as Trainer of the Year at Fitness Generation, Secured World Sports Medicine Congress Scholarship
Volunteer Experience: Volunteer Sports Medicine Trainer for Resume Worded Community Marathon
Your Name
Sports Specialist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2022 - Present
Sports Specialist
Conceptualized and executed a comprehensive social media strategy, increasing online engagement by 60%.
Spearheaded a sports management training program, which enhanced team performance by 30%.
Crafted effective sports marketing campaigns that increased ticket sales by 15%.
Coached athletes, leading to an overall improvement in team dynamics and performance.
Conducted athletics related events, securing sponsorships and partnerships driving 20% increase in yearly revenue.
Nike June 2018 - December 2021
Athletic Coordinator
Implemented advanced sports nutrition programs, resulting in a 20% improvement in athlete performance.
Developed compelling sports writing content, enhancing fan engagement on various platforms by 45%.
Directed coaching strategies, which led to winning three national level competitions.
ESPN April 2016 - June 2018
Sports Assistant
Assisted in event planning, increasing event attendance by 10%.
Contributed to journalism and broadcasting elements during live events, boosting viewership by 30%.
Supported video editing tasks using Adobe Premiere Pro, enhancing the overall production quality.
Resume Worded University March 2018
Master of Sports Medicine
Recipient of the Elite Athlete Scholar Award for outstanding academic and athletic performance
Resume Worded Institute April 2016
Bachelor of Kinesiology
Emphasis on Biomechanics and Athletic Training
Awards: Resume Worded University Scholar Athlete (2014 - 2016)
Sports Rehabilitation: Underwater Training, Cryotherapy, Taping Techniques, Pilates, Physiotherapy, Chiropractic Interventions
Performance Monitoring Tools: GPS Sports Tracking Systems, Polar Team Pro, STATSports Viper, Catapult Sports, Wimu Pro, Kinovea Analysis Software
Training Techniques: Resistance Training, Interval Training, Plyometric Training, Endurance Training, Isometric Exercises, High-intensity Interval Training (HIIT)
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational), French (Conversational)
Certifications: NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist, ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist (2021), Red Cross CPR & First Aid Certified
Leadership & Volunteering: Nike Community Ambassador (2018 - 2021), Voluntary Basketball Coach for the underprivileged communities
Conferences & Trainings: Presenter at the International Sports Science & Sports Medicine Conference (2019), Attended Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Sports Injury Management Training (2020)
Projects: Designed and implemented a successful athlete recovery program at ESPN, hosted a weekly sports science podcast for educating aspiring sports professionals
Your Name
Athletic Coordinator
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE January 2021 - Present
Athletic Coordinator
Coordinated various sports events and programs, using efficient planning skills, resulting in an overall event cost reduction by 25%.
Implemented Adobe Photoshop in creating engaging marketing materials increasing the company's brand visibility by 30%.
Developed an effective sports nutrition plan, leading to a notable improvement in team performance.
Managed regular sports coaching sessions, contributing to 3 regional championship wins.
Spearheaded a dynamic sports marketing campaign that propelled ticket sales by 20%.
The New York Times June 2017 - December 2020
Sports Journalist
Utilized skills in sports writing to produce engaging and informative sports articles, leading to a readership increase by 40%.
Handled broadcasting responsibilities during sports events, effectively enhancing viewer ratings by 30%.
Managed social media platforms, curating sports content that improved online engagement by 25%.
Fox Sports January 2016 - May 2017
Sports Intern
Assisted in planning and executing athletic events, resulting in an increase in participation by 15%.
Aided in video editing tasks using Adobe Premiere Pro, enhancing the quality of produced sports videos.
Supported journalism activities by researching and compiling sports data, contributing to on-air program accuracy.
Resume Worded University December 2015
Master of Science in Sports Management
Concentration in Sports Marketing
Resume Worded University May 2011
Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication
Specialized in Journalism
Awards: Resume Worded Writing Excellence Award
Sport Management: Athletic Program Development, Event Management, Budget Planning and Execution, Policy Implementation, Staff Hiring and Development
Journalism: Investigative Reporting, Sports Analysis, News Writing, Feature Writing, Sub-editing, Storytelling
Technology: Microsoft Office (Advanced), Adobe Creative Suite, CMS Platforms, Social Media Management (Advanced)
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Certifications: Certified Athletic Administrator, National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA), 2020
Projects: Led the successful Bid and Event Planning for 2019 Statewide Athletics Competition, increasing number of participating schools by 30%
Volunteer Experience: Team Manager, Community Youth Basketball League, 2015 - Present
Awards & Honors: MACJC Sports Information Director of the Year, 2018
Your Name
Sports Journalist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2020 - Present
Sports Journalist
Authored compelling sports content that increased readership by 60%.
Managed various Social Media channels like Facebook, enhancing the organization's online presence by 40%
Collaborated with the sports team and event managers to gather accurate data for articles, ensuring high journalistic standards
Utilized Adobe Premiere Pro for video editing, improving the production quality of in-house videos by 30%
Contributed to sports management strategies, leading to enhanced team coordination and performance.
CBS Sports April 2017 - December 2019
Sports Reporter
Covered important sports events, leading to an upsurge in viewership by 25%.
Conducted interviews with athletes, provided insightful sports analysis that won the 'Best Sports Feature' award.
Used Adobe Photoshop for editing photographs and designing sport event posters, increasing event attendance by 15%.
NBC Sports June 2015 - March 2017
Sports Assistant
Assisted in coordinating sports events, contributing to effective and onset implementations.
Supported the sports journalist team, leading to timely news broadcast during live sports events.
Contributed to social media content planning, enhancing online audience interaction by 20%.
Resume Worded University May 2015
Master of Arts - Sports Journalism
Specialized in Sports Broadcasting, Earned Dean's List Honors (Top 10%)
Resume Worded Institute June 2013
Bachelor of Arts – English Literature
Minors in Media Studies and Communication
Completed with Honors, Received University Excellence Award
Social Media Tools: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Hootsuite, Buffer, LinkedIn
Photo & Video Editing: Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Lightroom
CMS & Writing Tools: WordPress, Medium, Grammarly, Associated Press (AP) Style Writing
Data Analysis & Visualization: Google Analytics, Excel, Tableau, PowerPoint, Canva
Awards: CBS Sports Reporter of the Year (2018), Top Newcomer – NBC Sports (2016)
Certifications: Advanced Sports Broadcasting, SNHU (2021), COVID-19 Contact Tracing, Johns Hopkins University (2020)
Volunteering: Coach, Local Youth Basketball Team, Resume Worded Community Outreach Program (2017 - Present)
Projects: Runner's Diary, Personal Blog Covering Track & Field Events (2015 - Present)

How do I add skills to an Athletic Trainer resume?

Review the job posting closely.

Go through the Athletic Trainer posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like Athletic Training, Sports Injuries and Injury Prevention are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

Add industry skills like Sports Medicine and Athletics.

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Rehabilitation, Exercise Physiology and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) - into your resume if they're relevant.

Add skills into your work experience.

Incorporate skills - like Injury, Kinesiology and Sports - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

Show examples of where you trained people.

On Athletic Trainer resumes, you should give specific accomplishments that involve you training others, whether that's in your team or other stakeholders.

Use the exact job title.

Try to add the exact job title, Athletic Trainer, somewhere into your resume to get past resume screeners. See the infographic for how to do this.

Word Cloud for Athletic Trainer Skills & Keywords

The following word cloud highlights the most popular keywords that appear on Athletic Trainer job descriptions. The bigger the word, the more frequently it shows up on employer's job postings. If you have experience with these keywords, include them on your resume.

Top Athletic Trainer Skills and Keywords to Include On Your Resume

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What hard skills should you include on an Athletic Trainer resume?

Here are some of the most popular skills we see on Athletic Trainer resumes:

  • Athletic Training
  • Injury Prevention
  • Sports Medicine
  • Rehabilitation
  • Athletics
  • Sports Injuries
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Exercise Physiology

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