Rodriguez Named Clinical Athletic Trainer of the Year

Jason Rodriguez, MS, LAT, ATC, the High School Athletic Training Program Coordinator for the Center for Orthopaedics, was named the Clinical Athletic Trainer of the Year by the Louisiana Athletic Trainers’ Association (LATA). The award was presented earlier this month at the group’s annual summer meeting.

Rodriguez has been with the Center for Orthopaedics since 2012, supervising the group’s staff of athletic trainers who provide coverage for 16 area high schools. Originally from Houma, Louisiana, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in athletic training from Southeastern Louisiana University and a Master of Science degree in health and human performance with a concentration in exercise physiology from McNeese State University. Rodriguez is nationally certified and state licensed as an athletic trainer. He has over 14 years of experience providing athletic training coverage to the student athletes of Southwest Louisiana, both at the collegiate and high school level.

The LATA is a not-for-profit organization of healthcare professionals dedicated to the safety in sports completion and the profession of athletic training in Louisiana.

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