Minor League Assistant ATC Coordinator/Latin American ATC Coordinator

Boston Red Sox

Minor League Assistant ATC Coordinator/Latin American ATC Coordinator

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POSITION: Minor League Assistant ATC Coordinator/Latin American ATC Coordinator

ORGANIZATION: Boston Red Sox

DEPARTMENT: Player Development/Minor League Medical

JOB STATUS: Full-Time

LOCATION: Fort Myers, FL

METHOD OF CONTACT: Please apply at https://jobs.lever.co/redsox/9d12eb0b-fefc-487e-b00a-b267bd11e710

JOB SUMMARY:                

The Boston Red Sox are seeking a Minor League Assistant Athletic Training Coordinator for the 2022 season based in Fort Myers, FL. The Minor League Assistant ATC Coordinator will work under the direct supervision of the Director, Sports Medicine Services and Minor League Athletic Training Coordinator. This role will also oversee medical operations at the Dominican Academy while seeking opportunities to improve in all aspects.

Through leadership and effective management skill, the Minor League Assistant ATC will help support the oversight and daily operations of the minor league medical department. Ensure the safety, health, and performance of minor league players at the Complex and Academy by encouraging superior strength and conditioning, sound diagnostic decision-making, and effective rehab protocols, while supporting and promoting the tenets of the department and organization. At the Academy, also serve as information hub on injury information and coordinate, manage, and educate DR medical staff to ensure the safety, health, and performance of all minor league players.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Promote a safe, proactive, trusting environment within the Fort Myers complex and Dominican Academy as they address their medical needs
  • Provide operations – from the Dominican Academy up into Boston – that run parallel to one another regarding medical care and operations
  • Provide preventative care, evaluate, treat, and help rehabilitate (short-term) injuries to all Red Sox players on the Complex League roster and oversee such at the Academy
  • In conjunction with DSL ATC’s, oversee care of all active Dominican Summer League players, tryout players participating at the Dominican Academy, newly signed players working out at the Dominican Academy
  • Coordinate all necessary local physician examinations and follow-ups for FCL/Academy players along with the FCL ATC and DSL ATC, as well as any other players throughout the organization as needed
  • Consistent communication with Director, Player Development, Director, International Scouting, Field Coordinator, and Head Minor League Medical Coordinator about the health of the DSL players, including but not limited to; new and old injuries, participation limitations, and medical concerns and follow-ups
  • Daily input of medical data into The Boston Red Sox medical/injury tracking system as needed
  • Assist the Director, Player Development and Minor League ATC Coordinator with Minor League ATC staffing decisions, evaluation and performance reviews
  • Additional duties as assigned by Director, Player Development and Minor League ATC Coordinator

CHARACTERISTICS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • National Athletic Trainer’s Association – Board of Certification in good standing
  • Eligible and in good standing for Florida State Licensure
  • CPR/AED Certified and First Aid
  • Willingness to learn, travel, and work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment while being open-minded and willing to grow
  • Prior experience treating patients in collegiate sports, professional sports or elite athletes
  • Spanish fluency strongly preferred

LOCATION/TRAVEL:

  • Fort Myers based position
  • Trips to affiliates as assigned by Minor League ATC Coordinator
  • 5-6 yearly trips to Latin America including but not limited to, DSL Early Report/Spring Training/Regular Season, International Signing Period, Dominican Instructional League and Winter Programs
  • Representation at any events and meetings deemed appropriate by the Club. Additional travel as assigned by Director, Player Development; Minor League Rehab Coordinator

The Red Sox (or FSM) requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, subject to applicable legal requirements.