Athletic Training & Sports Medicine

The Western High School Athletic Trainer is Jennifer Benedict.  She can be reached by emailing her at:, or by calling 517-841-8264

See the links below for more information about the Athletic Training profession, and the importance of the Certified Athletic Trainer in the High School setting.

National Athletic Trainers’ Association Website

–  Athletic Trainers and Concussion Video (NATA)

–  NATA Consensus Statement: Heat Acclimitization for Secondary School Athletes

–  NATA Position Statement: Lightning Safety for Athletics

–  NATA Position Statement: Skin Disease

–  Communicable Disease Prevention in Secondary School Sports

–  “Time-Out” for Emergency Care at Athletic Events

–  High School Athletic Trainers

–  Athletic Trainers…Unsung Heros Video (NATA)

Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association

Michigan Athletic Trainers’ Society

Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA)

–  MHSAA: Sports Participati

Physical Form

Physical Form


on –  MHSAA: Communicable Disease Physician Clearance Form

–  MHSAA: Wrestling Body Fat Physician Clearance Form

–  MHSAA: Preventing MRSA Infections

–  NFHS: Concussion Safety Protocol

–  NFHS: Hydration Statement

–  NFHS: Energy Drink Position Statement