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UMKC Sports Medicine

Mission Statement
The mission of UMKC’s Sports Medicine and Athletic Training Services is to provide a progressive, comprehensive, and positive approach to quality patient health care; maintain high ethical and professional standards; encourage continuing contemporary knowledge in the field; follow non-discriminatory practices; support appropriate relationships with constituencies; and uphold University of Missouri-Kansas City’s long standing traditions of
athletic training excellence.

Sports Medicine Staff:
Charlie Emerson - Head Athletic Trainer (MSOC)
Jessica Schmitz - Assistant Athletic Trainer (MBB/WGOLF/MGOLF)

Scott McGinn - Assistant Athletic Trainer (WBB/WSOC)
TBA - Assistant Athletic Trainer (T&F/XC)
Jennifer Hornback - Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer (MTEN/WTEN/Cheer & Dance)
Alexandria Garcia - Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer (SB)
Elena Melillo - Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer (VB)
Dr. Meg Gibson - Head Team Physician 
Dr. Jon Schultz - Team Physician

Student-Athlete Resources:

UMKC Resources

Student-Athlete Support Services Office
Sports Performance
Women's Center
MindBody Connection
Counseling, Health & Testing Center
Student Health Center

National Resources

NCAA Mental Health Guide
Support for Sport
Athletes Connected
Drug Free Sport Resource Center


Athletic Training Facilities
Visiting Team Information

Returning Student-Athlete Physical Form (PDF)
Freshman/Transfer Student-Athlete Physical Form 
Exit Physical Form
ADHD Reporting Form 

Drug Testing Policy

Prospective Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainers

If you are interested in becoming a graduate assistant athletic trainer at University of Missouri-Kansas City, please send the following information to:

University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)
Department of Athletics
5030 Holmes KC, MO 64110

Cover letter
Official undergraduate transcripts

BOC Certified ATC, eligible for Missouri Licensure and acceptance into graduate school.
UMKC School of Graduate Studies
UMKC Admissions

Prospective Student Paraprofessionals

If you are interested in becoming a student paraprofessional with the University of Missouri-Kansas City Sports Medicine Department, please send information to:

University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)
Department of Athletics
5030 Holmes KC, MO 64110

Resource Links

National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA)
NATA Research and Education Foundation
Mid-America Athletic Trainers' Association (MAATA)
Missouri Athletic Trainers' Association (MOATA)
Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer (BOCATC)

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