Encouraging physical activity with an emphasis on wellness and safety
The Center Foundation’s comprehensive physician-directed sports medicine program is the MVP program for Central Oregon’s high schools and their athletes. We provide a designated certified athletic trainer (AT) for each local high school at a value of over $400,000 annually. Working in concert with coaching staff, ATs help create a safe and supportive environment to keep Central Oregon’s young athletes healthy and active at no cost to students and parents.
- Daily on-site medical care provided by certified athletic trainers
- Physicians and ATs on the sidelines at high-risk junior varsity and varsity sporting events
- Injury prevention education for coaches
- Annual coaches educational conference targeting concussion management and protocols
“As a parent who has benefited from the services of an athletic trainer when my daughter fell on hurdles and broke her arm, I want to say, ‘Thank you for a superb program.’ In the Emergency Department at St. Charles they thought that his quick action kept the break from becoming unstable.”
—Parent of youth athlete