Tour of Utah finish lineUniversity of Utah Health Care Sports Medicine has partnered with several Utah high school and community-sponsored events to provide sports medicine health care services and athletic training coverage. Sports medicine services include primary emergency medical services, injury evaluation and management, education, injury prevention, and sports performance among others. Our goal in community involvement and outreach is to make sure that your high school, tournament, camp, or athletic event is prepared for any medical needs, making the event both safer and more fun for participants.

Medical coverage and services can be customized to meet the needs of your school, organization or event. Please email event coverage requests and/or questions to the following:

Phone: (801) 587-0757
Email: sportsmedicine@utah.edu

Community Partners

Organizations

  • University of Utah Club Sports
  • United States Speed Skating
  • Unified Fire Authority
  • Avalanche Soccer club
  • US TriSPORTS
  • Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah

High Schools

  • Jordan High School
  • Judge Memorial High School
  • West High School
  • Herriman High School
  • Corner Canyon High School
 

Community Events

  • Salt Lake City Marathon
  • South Jordan City Marathon
  • Daybreak Triathlon

Jaclyn Arduini, University of Utah Sport Clubs 

Jaclyn Arduini is a certified licensed assistant athletic trainer and GA with the University of Utah Club Sports Teams. She provides both on-field and clinical coverage for a wide variety of athletes from ballet and modern dance to lacrosse and hockey under the supervision of Megan Pales, LAT-ATC and Dr. Dave Petron. 

Originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, Jaclyn obtained her kinesiology degree at Simon Fraser University before moving to Brampton, Ontario, to complete her degree in athletic therapy. During her time as a student athletic therapist she was able to work with a variety of collegiate soccer, basketball, and volleyball teams as well as interned in the Canadian Football League. Upon graduation Jaclyn worked as an assistant athletic therapist at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology where she was in charge of men’s and women’s soccer, basketball and volleyball. Certified through both the CATA and NATA, Jaclyn is now pursuing her master’s degree in exercise and sport science at the University of Utah. 


Nick AsayNick Asay, Herriman High School   

Nick is the head athletic trainer at Herriman High School and assists with in day-to-day health care needs of student athletes. He is a certified licensed athletic trainer and works under the direction of team physician, Dr. Travis Maak. His duties include emergency care, prevention, assessment and care of athletic injuries, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.

Nick completed his undergraduate degree in athletic training at the University of Utah and also received his master’s degree in sports psychology at the University of Utah. He has a vast degree of experience having worked in multiple physical therapy and physician clinics as well as minor league baseball for the Washington Nationals. Nick also had the opportunity to work with the Utah Jazz D-league affiliate, the Utah Flash, as the head athletic trainer, and, since their departure, alongside the medical staff with the Utah Jazz. 


Ryan DixRyan Dix

Ryan is a certified athletic trainer at Judge Memorial Catholic High School and works under the direction of team physician Dr. David Petron. Ryan’s responsibilities include emergency management; prevention, assessment, and treatment of athletic injuries and conditions; and rehabilitation of sports-related injuries.

Ryan grew up on the North Shore of Massachusetts and attended the University of Vermont (UVM), where he received a BS in athletic training. At UVM, Ryan was able to work as a student athletic trainer with Division I basketball and hockey, Division II soccer, and a local physical therapy clinic. Along with these opportunities, Ryan has been a member of the national ski patrol since 2009, patrolling at Bromley Mountain, in Southern Vermont. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in sports medicine at the University of Utah.  


Tyler JohnsonTyler Johnson, Jordan High School  

Tyler is the head athletic trainer at Jordan High School. He is a certified, licensed athletic trainer working under the direction of Dr. Chris Gee in affiliation with University of Utah Health Care. Tyler’s daily responsibilities include prevention, evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, and emergency care of athletic injuries.

Tyler is originally from West Bend Wisconsin and recently attained his bachelor’s degree in athletic training from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in exercise and sports science at the University of Utah.


Bryan Lindl

Bryan Lindl, Judge Memorial Catholic High School 

Bryan is the head athletic trainer at Judge Memorial Catholic High School. He is a licensed, certified athletic trainer and works under the direction of team physician Dr. David Petron. Bryan’s responsibilities include emergency management; prevention, assessment, and treatment of athletic injuries and conditions; and rehabilitation of sports-related injuries.

Bryan completed his undergraduate degree in athletic training at the University of Wisconsin and is currently working towards his master’s degree in sports medicine at the University of Utah. Bryan is from Madison, Wisconsin.


Garth McFarlandGarth McFarland, West High School

Garth is the head athletic trainer at West High School and assists with the day-to-day health care needs of student athletes. His duties include emergency care; prevention, assessment and care of athletic injuries; and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. In addition to athlete care, Garth is a full time teacher at West High School and teaches classes in medical anatomy, sports medicine, emergency medicine, medical terminology, and pathophysiology. Garth is also an approved clinical instructor in the University of Utah Athletic Training Education Program and is an advisor for Health Occupations Students of America. 

Garth graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree of science in athletic training and completed a master’s degree in exercise and sports science at the University of Utah. Garth has an extensive background in athletic training having worked in a variety of rehabilitation settings. He is also employed as an athletic trainer at Lakeview Hospital in Bountiful Utah and provides therapy and cardiac rehabilitation services to patients. 


Reed OmdalReed Omdal, Corner Canyon High School  

Reed is the head athletic trainer at Corner Canyon High School, providing daily health care to all of the charger student athletes. He is a licensed, certified athletic trainer and works under the direction of Dr. Michael Henrie through University of Utah Health Care. His responsibilities include emergency management; prevention, assessment, and treatment of athletic injuries and conditions; and rehabilitation of sports-related injuries.

Originally from Sequim, WA, Reed received his BS in athletic training from Washington State University in 2013 and is currently pursuing his master’s degree in exercise and sport science at the University of Utah. He can be reached at reed.omdal@utah.edu.


Megan PalesMegan Pales, MEd, ATC:

Megan graduated in 2004 from the University of Utah with a BS in exercise and sport science, athletic training. She went on to receive Master of Education (MEd) in Exercise Science, concentration in biomechanics in 2005 from Auburn University. Upon graduating she began working as an ATC graduate assistant working with men's and women's swimming and diving program at Auburn University. Then went on to do a one-year fellowship at the US Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California. During this time she worked with multiple Olympic teams and athletes and also traveled internationally providing coverage for USA softball national team and US Paralympic track and field.

Following the fellowship, in 2006, she began working at Fort Lewis College (FLC) in Durango, Colorado as an assistant athletic trainer specializing in rehabilitation of athletic injuries. While at FLC Megan helped to provide athletic training coverage for the colleges 11 NCAA Div II teams, including men's soccer and women’s basketball national championship teams; she was also an adjunct instructor for the exercise science department.

After leaving FLC in 2010, she began working for the University of Utah Health Care. Megan is the head athletic trainer for University of Utah Sport Clubs and the ballet and modern dance programs. She is also an adjunct instructor in the College of Health and the ballet department.


Brianna ReedBrianna Reed, Corner Canyon High School

Brianna is an athletic trainer at Corner Canyon High School (CCHS). She is a licensed, certified athletic trainer who strives to provide the best care possible for CCHS student athletes. Brianna works under the direction of Dr. Michael Henrie with University of Utah Health Care. Her responsibilities include emergency management; prevention, assessment, and treatment of athletic injuries and conditions; as well as rehabilitation of sports-related injuries.

Brianna received her undergraduate degree in athletic training from Central College of Iowa and is currently working towards her master’s degree in exercise and sport science at the University of Utah. 



yukiYuki Uemura, West High School 

Yuki is the graduate assistant athletic trainer at West High School. He is a licensed, certified athletic trainer and works under the direction of Dr. Amy Powell. Yuki’s responsibilities include emergency management; prevention, assessment, and treatment of athletic injuries and conditions; and rehabilitation of sports-related injuries.

Yuki earned her bachelor’s degree in athletic training from Oregon State University in 2012.  During the 2012–13 seasons, she was a certified intern athletic trainer at Academy of Art University, San Francisco, where she worked with the men’s soccer and baseball. In 2011 she worked at Konan University, Japan, and assisted in all aspects of health care for all sports teams. Yuki is currently pursuing her master’s degree in sports Medicine at University of Utah. She is a native of Osaka, Japan.