Athletic Training Assistant

Full-time @Arizona Cardinals in Athletic Trainer
  • Tempe, Arizona, United States
  • Post Date : April 23, 2024
  • Apply Before : May 23, 2024
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Job Description

Position:  Assistant, Athletic Training – Full Time/Temporary/Non-Exempt

Department: Football Operations – Athletic Training

Reports to: Head Athletic Trainer

Location: Arizona Cardinals (Tempe, AZ)

Format: In-person

Duration: June 2024 – June 2026

Cardinals Organizational Summary:

The Arizona Cardinals Football Club is a professional football team within the National Football League (NFL). We compete in the National Football Conference (NFC) West division and call State Farm Stadium, in Glendale, Arizona, our home.

As one of the oldest pro football franchises in the U.S., the Club has established itself as a sport and cultural hallmark within Arizona, as well as a trailblazer for diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) initiatives and firsts around the League.  Our vision is to build a leading sports organization that competes for championships, drives business results, creates loyal fans, develops proud employees, and inspires hope in our community. We are relentless in our pursuit of greatness on and off the field, while positively impacting our people, our fans, and our community.

If you want to join an organization that values putting the team first, doing what is right, growing with positivity, valuing every voice, while driving performance, we would love for you to join our team. Learn more about the Arizona Cardinals and see what’s happening here.

Job Summary:

The Arizona Cardinals Athletic Training Assistant position is sponsored by the Athletic Training Department located at the Dignity Health Arizona Cardinals Training Facility in Tempe, AZ. This position provides an exceptional opportunity for committed, hardworking, and dedicated individuals that are seeking to gain a future career in Athletic Training, including first-hand experience in a National Football League (NFL) environment. The Assistant, Athletic Training assists in all aspects of the day-to-day operations for the Athletic Training Department.

Primary Job Duties:

The Athletic Training Assistant will have the daily responsibilities, without limitation, to include the following:

  • Assisting in the daily treatment of injured athletes.
  • Preparing athletes for daily practices.
  • Maintaining a clean and sanitized Athletic Training Room.
  • Set-up and breakdown of all Athletic Training supplies needed for daily practices.
  • Communicating to Head Athletic Training injury statuses throughout the day.
  • Assisting with hydration of athletes during all activities.
  • Managing and assisting athletes during the game day process.
  • Maintaining daily confidential medical records of care received for each athlete.
  • Setting up mobile athletic training room during road trips.
  • Extensive knowledge of medical records documentation.
  • Ability to manage 5-6 student assistants during training camp.


  • Education: Master’s Degree in Athletic Training or Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training with a completed Master’s Degree
  • Experience: 1-2 years of sports related experience in the Athletic Training field
  • BOC certified or eligible to pass the exam within 4 months of starting position
  • Eligible to apply for Athletic Training License in the state of Arizona
  • Demonstrated understanding when working with injured athletes.
  • Effective communication skills with all individuals across the organization.
  • Ability to maintain high energy and a positive attitude on a team united toward the common goals of championship-level performance.
  • Maintains the highest level of confidentiality and sensitivity around professional athletes in their work environment.
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays; hours may vary depending on business needs.
  • Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for periods of up to eight (8) hours in length.
  • Ability to lift to 30+ pounds on a regular basis.
  • This role may require exposure to outdoor weather conditions (extreme heat).
  • Must complete all pre-employment forms and successfully pass a background check.

Cardinals Benefits/Perks Summary:

The Arizona Cardinals Football Club has developed a comprehensive benefits package that provides economic and inclusive benefits to full-time employees. The Cardinals benefits offer care, protection, and support for employees and their loved ones. The Cardinals organization encourages an environment that is conducive to living a healthy, productive, and flexible lifestyle.

Benefits and Perks include, but are not limited to:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance options; effective the first day of hire
  • 401 (k) retirement option with employer match contribution
  • Paid Time Off Accruals (including sick time accruals)
  • Paid Time Off for most Federal holidays
  • Time off for Maternity, Paternity, Military, and Bereavement
  • MDLIVE: 24/7 medical support
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) & Health Care Saving Account options
  • Discounts on Cardinals gear & paraphernalia
  • Tuition reimbursement & Professional Growth opportunities
  • Daily free lunch
  • Complimentary season tickets
  • Subsidized gym memberships

The Arizona Cardinals Football Club is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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