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Athletic Trainer, DC Power FC (Women's Team)


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Jun 4, 2024


About the job
Job Description: Athletic Trainer, DC Power FC (Women's Team)

Location: Washington, D.C.

Reporting To: Head Coach

Club President: Jordan Stuart

About DC Power FC

DC Power FC is a progressive and ambitious club committed to excellence in women's soccer. We strive to provide the highest level of care and support to our athletes, ensuring their health, performance, and well-being are prioritized. Our mission is to enhance the professional development of our players and foster a culture of success.

Position Summary

DC Power FC is seeking a dedicated and experienced Athletic Trainer for our professional USL women’s team. The Athletic Trainer will be responsible for the prevention, assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. This role involves working closely with the coaching staff, medical professionals, and players to optimize athlete health and performance.

Key Responsibilities

Provide immediate care and management of athletic injuries during training sessions and matches.
Develop and implement injury prevention programs tailored to the needs of individual players and the team.
Conduct thorough assessments of athletic injuries and create comprehensive treatment and rehabilitation plans.
Collaborate with team physicians and other healthcare professionals to ensure optimal care and recovery of athletes.
Maintain accurate records of injuries, treatments, and rehabilitation progress.
Educate players and coaching staff on injury prevention, nutrition, and wellness strategies.
Assist in the preparation and execution of pre-season and in-season conditioning programs.
Oversee the inventory and maintenance of athletic training equipment and supplies.
Participate in community outreach programs and represent DC Power FC at public events.
Undertake ad hoc activities as required, contributing to the overall success and functionality of the team.


Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training, Sports Medicine, or a related field; Master’s degree preferred.
Certification by the Board of Certification (BOC) for Athletic Trainers.
State licensure or eligibility for licensure in Washington, D.C.
Proven experience as an athletic trainer at the professional or collegiate level, preferably in women’s soccer.
Strong knowledge of athletic training principles, techniques, and practices.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
Commitment to fostering a positive and inclusive team culture.
Flexibility to work irregular hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Additional Information

Competitive salary and benefits package.
Opportunities for professional development and advancement within the organization.
Engaging and supportive work environment.

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit their resume, a cover letter detailing their relevant experience and approach to athletic training and contact information for at least three professional references. Applications should be sent to with the subject line "Athletic Trainer Application - DC Power FC."

Power FC is committed to uplifting our community, staff, and club. We are seeking candidates to be a part of our journey in our quest for continued organizational growth.

Power FC will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform critical job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Power FC is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). Power FC reaffirms its commitment to the principles of equal opportunity and diversity. Power FC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. Power FC is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, pregnancy, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with the requirements of all federal, state, and local laws. Employment decisions can include hiring, termination, compensation, benefits, promotion, training selection, or other statuses or conditions of employment. All employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skills, knowledge, abilities, job performance, and other appropriate qualifications.

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