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.

Partner With Us

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

  • Avalanche Soccer Club
  • Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah
  • Salt Lake Bees
  • Ski Utah
  • U of U Athletics & Club Sports
  • United States Speed Skating
  • Unified Fire Authority
  • US TriSPORTS
  • Utah Jazz

High Schools

Community Events

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LIsa AnthonyLisa Anthony, Herriman High School

Lisa is the head athletic trainer at Herriman High School and assists with the day-to-day health care needs of student-athletes. She is a licensed, certified athletic trainer and works under the direction of Dr. Travis Maak with University of Utah Health Care. Her daily responsibilities include emergency care; prevention, evaluation and treatment of athletic injuries; and rehabilitation of sports-related injuries. 

Lisa completed her undergraduate degree in athletic training at the University of Georgia and is currently pursuing her master’s degree in sports medicine from the University of Utah.


jaclynJaclyn 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. 


Chaz Beckstead, Copper Hills High School

Chaz Beckstead is a board certified and state licensed athletic trainer covering Copper Hills High School. Under the direction of team physician, Dr. Chris Gee, Chaz provides emergency care, as well as prevention of athletic injuries, assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation.

Chaz grew up in Salt Lake City and graduated from the University of Utah where he gained valuable experience in the undergraduate athletic training education program working with the various athletic programs on campus including Football and Volleyball.  Before joining University of Utah Health Care, Chaz provided clinical coverage for a local physical therapy company while also serving as an outreach athletic trainer to various high schools within the Salt Lake Valley. 


Ryan DixRyan Dix, Judge Memorial Catholic High School

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.  

Dillon Hyland, Corner Canyon High School

Dillon is the Head Athletic Trainer at Corner Canyon High School, providing daily health care to all 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 Bennington, NH Dillon received his BS in Athletic Training from Keene State College in 2014. From there Dillon was the Assistant Athletic Trainer at Bridgton Academy in Bridgton Maine providing their student athletes with quality health care. Dillon is currently pursuing his master’s degree in exercise and sport science 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.


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. 

travis nolanTravis Nolan, Judge Memorial Catholic High School

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

Travis grew up in Burlington, Vermont and attended the University of Vermont, where he received a BS in Athletic Training. At UVM, Travis was able to work as a student Athletic Trainer with Division I basketball and women's hockey, Division II lacrosse, and two local high schools. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in sports medicine at the University of Utah.  


Megan PalesMegan Pales, University of Utah Sport Clubs:

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.


Derek Tedder, Highland High School

Derek is the Head Athletic Trainer at Highland High School. He works with Highland High athletes, coaches, administrators, and other health care professionals in overseeing the care of the injured athletes and their return to play. Derek is a Certified Licensed Athletic Trainer. His duties include emergency care, prevention, assessment and care of athletic injuries and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Additionally, he offers performance enhancement training to athletes helping them achieve their highest athletic capacity. In addition to his athletic training duties, Derek teaches the Sports Medicine class at Highland High School, and is the instructor of record for the Intro to Sports Medicine Class at the University of Utah. Derek is also an approved clinical instructor in the University of Utah Athletic Training Education Program, where he supervises and trains Sports Medicine students from the University, using Highland High School as a clinical instructional setting.

Derek graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor's degree in Exercise and Sports Science with an emphasis in Athletic Training (Sport's Medicine). He also received his Master's in Exercise and Sports Science with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology (Performance Enhancement).



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.