SECONDARY SCHOOLS

VATA Safe School Award Grant

Have you always wanted to be a Safe Sports School Award Recipient, but don't have the funds in your budget?

 

The Secondary School Committee is pleased to announce, in conjunction with the VATA, the Safe School Award Grant Program. Please CLICK HERE to apply!

Find out who is on the list and read more about Safe Sports Schools. 

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Chair

Jen Armstrong, MS, LAT, ATC

Athletic Trainer, Physical Education Teacher
E.C.Glass High School
724-255-4628

vatassatcchair@gmail.com

 

Jennifer Armstrong, MS, LAT, ATC

Jen Armstrong currently serves as the Head Athletic Trainer and Teacher at E.C. Glass High School in Lynchburg, VA.  This is her 10th year at Glass and 15th year certified. Jen teaches Athletic Training 1 & 2 and provides athletic training services to over 750 athletes on 36 teams. She is the Lead on the LCS Division-Wide Concussion Management Team. This year, Jen completed the application process and Glass received the distinction of NATA Safe Sports School, 1st Team. Jen proudly serves as a Preceptor for both Liberty University and Lynchburg College athletic training students.

Armstrong graduated from Waynesburg University in 2002, with a Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training and an Exercise Science minor. In 2003, she earned her MS in Athletic Training from California University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, she obtained a Post-Graduate Professional VA teaching license with endorsements in Health/PE K-12 and Sports Medicine.

Prior to moving to Lynchburg, Jen was the Assistant Athletic Trainer/ Instructor at Urbana University (OH) for 3 years and grew up outside of Pittsburgh, PA. In her free time, Jen enjoys spending time with family, being at the beach, and spreading awareness about kidney disease and organ donation. Jen was a living kidney donor in 2012 and loves sharing the story and educating people about the process!

 

Committee Members

 

Scott Powers, President, Co-Chair

 

Brad Jones

Kwadwo Donkor

Jen Glazer

Tim Cocrane

Brad Jonse

Angela Emerson

Chris Hallberg

Adam Mistr
Andrew Waff

The VATA is committed to improving the quality of health care for Virginian’s through education, advocacy, and cooperative efforts with other health care professionals and organizations.  We actively promote the profession and represent the interests of its membership with integrity.

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