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Meet our Athletic Trainers

Athletic trainers work with anyone who engages in physical activity. They specialize in prevention, recognition and evaluation of injuries, provide emergency care on the field, and guide rehabilitation after treatment.

Cody Moon, MS, ATC, LAT, LES

  • Graduated from Northwest Missouri State with a Master of Science in Allied Health and Sports Sciences and graduated from Fort Hays State University with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training
  • BOC – Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Licensed to practice under the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts
  • Athletic trainer at Salina Central High School

Shelby Barrett, ATC, LAT

  • Graduated from Fort Hays State University with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training
  • BOC-certified Athletic Trainer
  • Licensed to practice under the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts
  • Athletic Trainer at Ell-Saline High School

Evan Bowers, MS, ATC, LAT

  • Graduated from Pittsburg State University with an M.S. in Health, Human Performance and Recreation
  • Graduated from Emporia State University with a B.S. in Athletic Training
  • BOC-certified Athletic Trainer
  • Licensed to practice under the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts
  • Athletic Trainer at Salina South High School

Abe Noll, ATC, LAT, CSCS

  • Graduated from Benedictine College with a Bachelor of Arts in Athletic Training
  • BOC-certified Athletic Trainer and licensed to practice under the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts
  • ITAT (ImPACT Trained Athletic Trainer)
  • CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist)
  • Athletic Trainer at Smoky Valley and Southeast of Saline High Schools

In the clinic:

Athletic Trainers assist physicians by taking patient history; splint/cast removal; instructing and demonstrating rehabilitative exercises based on signs, symptoms and diagnosis; suture and staple removal; splint/cast application; ordering X-rays; referring patients to physical therapy; wound care; brace/crutch/walker fitting; and performing pre-rehabilitative exercises for joint replacement candidates.

At the local schools:

  • Offer weekly medical coverage for sports practices and games
  • Educate athletes, coaches and parents on the signs and symptoms of concussion along with appropriate concussion management
  • Educate athletes regarding nutritional aspects of physical activity
  • Assess athletes for potential injuries/illnesses or risk factors that would increase their risk of injury/illness
  • Evaluate and diagnose athletes with acute, sub-acute or chronic musculoskeletal disorders and medical conditions
  • Refer athletes to the proper health care professionals based on the results of evaluations
  • Implement appropriate emergency injury and illness management strategies following a pre-established emergency action plan
  • Select and apply proper therapeutic interventions based on athlete's injury, signs and symptoms
  • Act as a liaison between athletes and physicians