National Athletic Training Month

Meet Leigh Scott, M.Ed, LAT, ATC

Encore Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer Leigh Scott. #EncoreRehab National Athletic Training Month gives us the opportunity to highlight our great team of Athletic Trainers. Say hello to Encore Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer Leigh Money!

“Why did I become an Athletic Trainer? I initially started the Athletic Training program at Troy University because I wanted to apply for a Physical Therapy program later. After a year in the program, I enjoyed working with collegiate athletes so much that I decided to get my master’s degree. This led to a graduate assistantship at Mississippi State University and a job working with the Bulldog Volleyball team. Those two years at State are some of my most enjoyable years as an Athletic Trainer. 

“I have always felt that the best part of being an Athletic Trainer is being able to work with the most dedicated group of people on Earth. To be able to assist someone who is willing to work harder than most is very satisfying. At the collegiate level, and even the high school level, I have found so much enjoyment the past 10 years in helping student athletes achieve their goals.” ~ Leigh Money, M.Ed., LAT, ATC.

We thank you, Leigh, for all you do for our athletes! Happy National Athletic Training Month!

 

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Say hello to Matthew Rugger, LAT, ATC

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Encore Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer Matthew Rugger celebrates National Athletic Training Month with us by sharing how he became an Athletic Trainer.

“I decided to become an Athletic Trainer after my own experience with an injury. My second year in college, I tore my labrum in my shoulder while playing baseball. I was dedicated to doing my rehabilitation because I understood it would take rehab to get me back on the playing field, doing what I loved. I think it’s important to have that connection with your athletes, understanding how it feels to be injured and having compassion to get them back to playing again. The best part of being an Athletic Trainer is building relationships and mentoring high school athletes. I love seeing the priceless reaction of an injured athlete as they get to return to play after the rehabilitation process.” ~Matthew Rugger, LAT, ATC

We thank you, Matthew, for your compassion and dedication to our athletes! Happy National Athletic Training Month!

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Meet Kyle Strunk, MS, LAT, ATC

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In honor of National Athletic Training Month, Encore Rehabilitation would like you to meet Kyle Strunk, MS, LAT, ATC!

Kyle is an Athletic Trainer who works with Encore Rehabilitation athletes in the Mississippi Gulf Coast, particularly with St. Martin High School. He shares, “The best thing about being an Athletic Trainer is to see high athletes perform to the best of their abilities while playing the sports/activities they love to play, knowing you may have helped them along the way.

Why did he become an Athletic Trainer? “I became an Athletic Trainer so I could help athletes get back on the field faster, stronger, and better following any injuries they receive so they may achieve their personal goals and aspirations.

Kyle has been an Athletic Trainer for seven years, five of those years with Encore Rehabilitation. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education with a concentration in Exercise Science, as well as a Master of Science in Athletic Training. He is a licensed and nationally certified Athletic Trainer.

Thank you, Kyle, for all you do! We are glad you are part of the Encore Rehabilitation Sports Medicine Team! 

Encore Rehabilitation is proud to be the Official Sports Medicine Provider for St. Martin High School as well as numerous high schools and colleges across Alabama and Mississippi. We LOVE to see you move!

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Encore Rehabilitation-St. Martin Physical Therapy
15012 Lemoyne Boulevard
Biloxi, Mississippi 39532
228-396-1285
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Meet Athletic Trainer Scarlett Hackett!

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In celebration of National Athletic Training Month, we’d like to introduce your Encore Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer Scarlett Hackett!

Scarlett says, “I became an Athletic Trainer because I knew I wanted to work with athletes ever since I was the water-girl for my high school football team. I also always knew I wanted to be a high school Athletic Trainer. The best thing about being an Athletic Trainer? I like helping athletes process injuries, taping, and ALWAYS having the best seat on the sidelines!”

Scarlett is a graduate of The University of Alabama and is a Board Certified Athletic Trainer. Her husband, Ray, is a coach at Geneva County High School. Together they have four children.

Thank you, Scarlett, for all you do! We wish you a GREAT National Athletic Training Month!

Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan
345 Healthwest Drive 
Dothan, Alabama 36303
334-836-4523
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Encore Rehabilitation-Geneva
1200 West Maple Avenue
Geneva, Alabama 36340
334-684-3655 ext 4431
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Welcome to Encore Rehabilitation-Geneva, Alabama!

Jess Hoffman, Jr. is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan

Ty Thompson – A Night-and-Day Improvement with Dry Needling!

Happy National Athletic Training Month from the Mississippi Gulf Coast!

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Happy National Athletic Training Month from the Encore Rehabilitation Sports Medicine Team in the Mississippi Gulf Coast!

Athletic Trainers left to right:  Katherine Reulet; Shawn Sparks; Kyle Strunk; Mark Baumgarten; Laura Miller; Eric Oehms; Jenny Ladner; Carlos Evers; Joe Davis; Will McBeth; Dana Sharp; Heather Ladner; James Crips; Anna Herrin; Kyle Cheke; Kristie Ladner; Donnie Graves; and Michelle Summersell.

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Encore Sports Medicine Athletic Trainers with Encore Rehabilitation-Cullman

Cullman Staff ATC March 2019

Encore Sports Medicine Athletic Trainers from Encore Rehabilitation-Cullman

A BIG THANK YOU to all our Encore Sports Medicine Athletic Trainers with Encore Rehabilitation-Cullman for your dedication and commitment to excellence!
 
We appreciate all you do for our athletes throughout Cullman City, Cullman County, Addison, St. Bernard, and Wallace State!
 

Happy National Athletic Training Month!

 
 
Encore Rehabilitation-Cullman
1701 Main Avenue SW, Suite G
Cullman, Alabama 35055