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Mineral County Schools 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV 26726            Phone: 304-788-4200            Fax: 304-788-4204

Athletic Trainer - Football

Athletic Trainer - Football Job Description

POSITION:                                 ATHLETIC TRAINER - FOOTBALL


IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:      Principal/Head Coach


FLSA/CONTRACT STATUS:     Extracurricular


EMPLOYMENT TERM:              Season as established by WVSSAC and schedule approved by Principal


SALARY:                                    As per Mineral County Coaching Salary Schedule


EVALUATION:                            Performance in this position will be evaluated by the building principal/ immediate supervisor and in accordance with WV State Board Policy 5310 and Mineral County Board of Education Policy, Performance Evaluation of Personnel


JOB SUMMARY:                       Provide support to the athletic team in the areas of prevention, care, and rehabilitation of injuries 



  • Assists in providing leadership and support in development, implementation and management of an athletic training program;
  • Assists in establishing good athlete, public and employee relations and information programs for prevention, emergency care and rehabilitation of medical problems;
  • Assists in establishing and implementing an improvement process for the athletic training program;
  • Exhibits professional and interpersonal relations;

-       Cooperates with building principal, athletic director, and county staff;

-       Develops rapport with coaching staff within the school;

-       Develops positive relationships with participants, student body, faculty, parents, 

                                       spectators, community, game officials, news media, and opponents;

-       Employs appropriate conduct during games and practices;

-       Motivates staff and players toward desired goals; and

-       Displays appropriate appearance, manners, behavior and language;

  • Follows all school, county, league, conference, and WVSSAC policies;
  • Maintains professional work habits;
  • Maintains and upgrades his/her professional skills in order to improve the athletic training program for students;
  • Adheres to Employee Code of Conduct; and
  • Performs duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor.


  • Athletic Trainer Certification or Eligibility for Limited Football Trainer Authorization; and
  • Criminal background check conducted pursuant to WV Code §18-5-15c and/or §18A-3-10, as appropriate.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed drugs while in the workplace.  Alcohol and controlled substance which affects employee productivity, safety or judgment in the workplace will not be tolerated.



The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stoop, reach, stand, walk, lift, pull, push, grasp, talk, hear, see, climb, use technology such as computers and multi-media equipment, and use repetitive motions.


While performing the duties of this job the employee may frequently lift and or move up to 50 pounds of materials, etc. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment may be indoors in a gymnasium or outdoors with temperatures ranging from 20 degrees to in excess of 90 degrees F.  The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud (60 -90 dB).



The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee.


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MINERAL COUNTY SCHOOLS: 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV. 26726      |      Phone: 304-788-4200      |      Fax: 304-788-4204
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