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Athletic Trainer Profile

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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.

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