Kurt Wile is the athletic trainer for Warren High School. He graduated from Marietta College in 2008 earning his Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training. He also attended Ohio University where he graduated in 2010 with a Master’s of Science in Athletic Training. Kurt is nationally board certified and is licensed in the state of Ohio and West Virginia. Kurt previously worked at Marietta College and WVU Institute of Technology.
Every aspect of athletic training services provided at Warren High School help to ensure that students are back on the field in a safe and timely manner following an injury. From the National Athletic Trainer’s Association, “Athletic trainers (ATs) are highly qualified, multi-skilled health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. Athletic trainers work under the direction of a physician as prescribed by state licensure statutes.”
The roles of the athletic trainer include:
- Injury prevention and wellness
- Diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of athletic-related injuries and illnesses
- Determination of athletic status and return to play following injury
- Provide immediate and emergency care when needed
- Treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions
Memorial Health System provides athletic training services to local high schools, including Warren. The athletic trainers work under the direction of the program medical director, Wisler Saint-Vil, MD. In addition to athletic trainers, the sports medicine team includes:
- Physical therapy (located in the Frontier Shopping plaza in Marietta, and in Belpre)
- Occupational therapy
- Speech therapy for rehabilitation and comprehensive concussion recovery.