Athletic Trainer Profile

Athletic Trainer Profile

Joe Lynch is our athletic trainer and he has answered some questions for The Bark in an effort for more people to get to know him.

Q:  Where are you from?

A:  I’m from Northern Virginia

Q:  What high school did you go to? What sports, if any, did you play?

A:  I went to Stone Bridge High School and participated in cross country, football, baseball, and track.

Q:  Where did you go to college?

A:  I went to IUP, Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Q:  What made you pursue athletic training?

A:  I always had a passion sports and I enjoyed playing them. I wanted to have a career that was related to sports but still helped other people.

Q:  What service does an athletic trainer provide?

A:  I provide first aid immediate care, and I also provide rehab services to bring an athlete to full potential.  I also do evaluations of sports-related injuries and timetables for return to play.

Q:  You have been here for a year.  How would you say your experience has been so far at Redbank?

A:  I would say it has been a pleasant experience so far. I feel I have grown as a person and as a professional in my field.

Q:  If an athlete has an injury, when is the best time to see you?

A:  Athletes should get to me as soon as possible. The day of or the day after the injury. My room is across from the Auxiliary Gym.

Q: What is your favorite part about working at Redbank?

A:  I love the small town environment and being around a community invested in sports and their children.