Training Staff-Information




  • 'Tuition and Fee' scholarships are available and are awarded to qualified students at the discretion of the head athletic trainer
  • A $250 physicians scholarship is also available to assist the students with the rising costs of books



  • The NATA (National Athletic Trainers' Association) has set forth a core curriculum meant to prepare a student for a career in athletic training. These courses including:
  • Athletic Training Practicum I
  • Athletic Training Practicum II
  • Nutrition in Exercise and Sport
  • Basic Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
  • Advanced Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries (Lab)
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Personal/Community Health
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Taping and Bandaging of Athletic Injuries


State Licensing Requirements

Baccalaureate degree in related field from an accredited college or university

1800 clock-hours of student athletic training completed during at least five fall and/or spring semesters

Current certification in standard first aid and adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Successful completion of the Texas Athletic Trainers Written Examination and the Texas Athletic Trainers Practical Examination


National Certification Requirements

  • Must have high school diploma
  • Proof of graduation at the baccalaureate level from an accredited college or university
  • Proof of current certification in CPR or EMT certification
  • Accumulation of 1500 hours of athletic training experience under the supervision of an NATABOC certified athletic trainer in an accredited curriculum



  • Tyler Junior College offers many sports including football, men's and women's basketball, volleyball, baseball, men's and women's tennis, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's golf, cheerleading, and the Apache Belles.