2017-2018 Athletic Trainer Orientation

 

(Walnut, CA) The 2017-2018 Athletic Trainer Orientation will be held on Monday, August 7, 2017, at 7:00 pm, Building 27A-106.  For more information please contact one of the Mt. SAC ATC's.

2017-2018 Athletic Trainer Orientation
Monday August 7, 2017
7:00 p.m.
Site: 27A-106

 


Ali Lacayo, Named Mt. SAC's Newest Full-Time Athletic Trainer.

(Walnut, CA) The Mt. SAC Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance Division proudly announces that Alexandria Lacayo has been officially hired as Mt. SAC’s newest Athletic Trainer (07/17).  She becomes the third full-time trainer in the Mt. SAC Athletics Department and will oversee the medical wellbeing for student-athletes on the Men’s Basketball, Women’s Basketball, Women’s Beach Volleyball, Women’s Indoor Volleyball and Wrestling Teams

 


Mt. SAC Athletics Training Student, London Richmond, Accepted to the University of La Verne Training Program

Picture of London Richmond

(Walnut, CA) Former Mt. SAC Student London Richmond has been accepted to the  University of La Verne Athletic Training Program. As a Mountie, Richmond was very active with our athletics program, working with all of the Mt. SAC Certified Athletic Trainers, and with the Mt. SAC Student Government. Richmond was also and integral part of creating the Mt. SAC Sports Medicine Club.  He will join former classmate Sheila Monteagudo at the University of La Verne.

 


Mt. SAC Student Trainer, Shelia Monteagudo, Accepted Into University of La Verne Athletic Training Program

(Walnut, CA) Sheila has been accepted into the University of La Verne, Athletic Training Program.  Monteagudo has been an active participant in the Mt. SAC Athletic Training program since 2015.  She was also the first president of the Mt.SAC 

 


Mt. San Antonio College Athletic Trainers and Students Participate in inaugural Community College Athletic Training Student Retreat

June 4, 2016
(Palm Springs, CA) Mt. San Antonio College Athletic Training Students
 participated in a two day retreat with other community college athletic training students and athletic trainers.  Mt. SAC's, Mike Landas along with head athletic trainers, Bill Ito and Andy Paulin were presenters at the inaugural event.  Students participated in various lectures/presentations in Emerging Practices, Professionalism, Trends, Social Media, Resumes, Interview Skills, Gaining from your experience as a student, Ed Plans for Transfer Readiness, Work - Life Balance, Tape Races, Evaluation Techniques, and much more.

 

      

 


Stacy Sage Memorial Scholarship First Recipient, Joshua Gray

(Walnut, CA) Joshua Gray was the first recipient of the Stacy Sage Memorial Scholarship. The award was presented at the annual Mt.SAC Scholarship Awards Ceremony. The scholarship is in memory of Stacy Sage, a former Mt.SAC athletic trainer who passed away at a very early age. Stacys’ parents, Steve and Carol Sage, created the scholarship to honor Stacys’ memory and also her passion for athletic training.



 

Mt. SAC Baseball Team Salute to Veterans!

Lonnell Edwards was one of several Military Veterans honored at the Annual Mt. SAC Baseball Salute to the Veterans on April 23, 2016.

Lonnell served with the United States Army and is now studying at Mt. SAC to be an Athletic Trainer.

 


Mt. San Antonio College Athletic Training students compete at the Bailey-Arnheim Games

Mt. San Antonio College Athletic Training Students competed with University Athletic Training students at the Bailey-Arnheim Games conducted on the campus of Cal. State University, Long Beach on Sunday April 10, 2016.  Events included a Taping Relay, "Quiz Bowl", and Spineboarding drills.

 


CONGRATULATIONS DANIELA MEDINA

 

Former Mt.SAC student and current Mt.SAC Hourly ATC, Daniela Medina, was recently recognized as one of four Inspirational Women of Mt.SAC.

She recently completed the athletic training education program at Cal Baptist University, passed the NATA Board of Certification exam, and is currently the Head Athletic Trainer at a local high school. She has completed all of these objectives while serving in the U.S. Army Reserves

 


Mt. SAC Head Athletic Trainer, Bill Ito, Named to 2016 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Medical Staff


       

(Indianapolis, IN)  Mt. SAC Athletic Trainer, Bill Ito was officially named to the 2016 US Olympic Track and Field Staff.  Ito is considered by many to be one of the premier athletic trainers in the world.  He has previously served on nine other USA Track and Field (USATF) National Team Delegations, including two World Championship Teams and three World Junior Championship Teams.  This month he will also serve as an Athletic Trainer for the US Team at the 2016 World Indoor Championships, which will be held from March 17th to 20th in Portland, Oregon.

Ito has also served USA Track and Field as the Medical Director of the National Pole Vault Summit in Reno, Nevada.  The Summit is the largest gathering of pole vaulters, pole vault coaches and fans with over 3,000 attendees, including many of the top pole vaulters in the world. 

“Bill is big reason why many of the world’s top vaulters attend the Summit,” replies USATF High Performance and Development, Men’s and Women’s National Pole Vault Chair, Brian Yokoyama.  “He is respected and admired amongst elite athletes throughout the world.  His cutting edge techniques and knowledge has helped many of our elite vaulters with their medical issues which has allowed them to recover faster.”

The Track and Field Events of the 2016 Rio De Janeiro (Brazil) Olympic Games will be held from August 12th through the 21st.

Bill Ito’s National Team Medical Team Delegations

  • 2006 - IAAF World Junior Outdoor Championships: Beijing, China / Assistant Athletic Trainer 
  • 2008 - IAAF World Half Marathon Championships: Rio de Janerio, Brazil / HEAD Athletic Trainer 
  • 2010 - IAAF World Junior Outdoor Championships: Moncton, Canada / Assistant Athletic Trainer 
  • 2011 - IAAF World Youth Outdoor Championships: Lille, France / HEAD Athletic Trainer 
  • 2012 - Pan Am Combined Events Cup: Ottawa, Canada / HEAD Athletic Trainer 
  • 2013 - IAAF World (Senior) Outdoor Championships: Moscow, Russia / Assistant Athletic Trainer 
  • 2014 - IAAF World Junior Outdoor Championships: Eugene, Oregon / HEAD Athletic Trainer 
  • 2015 - IAAF World (Senior) Outdoor Championships: Beijing, China / Assistant Athletic Trainer 
  • 2016 - IAAF World (Senior) Indoor Championships: Portland, OR / Assistant Athletic Trainer 
  • 2016 - IOC / Olympic Games: Rio de Janerio, Brazil / Assistant Athletic Trainer 
For more information, please contact the Mt. SAC Sports Information Office at 909-274-4630.    

 


 

National Athletic Training Month        

CONGRATULATONS TO FORMER MT. SAC
ATHLETIC TRAINING STUDENT DANIELA MEDINA

WHO WAS NAMED ONE OF THREE RECIPIENTS
OF THE 2016 INSPIRING WOMEN OF MT. SAC AWARD

Medina graduated from Mt. SAC, received her Bachelor's Degree at Cal State Fullerton
and her Masters Degree in Athletic Training from Cal Baptist University.  She passed the
athletic training certification test on her first attempt and now works at a local high school
and is an hourly trainer here at Mt. SAC.  Medina also serves our nation as a member of the
Army Reserve, which she has been a part since her time at Mt. SAC.