Elkhart high school given Safe Sports School award

Elkhart, IN – Elkhart High School was awarded the “Safe Sports School Award” by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.

The award champions safety and recognizes secondary schools that have met or exceeded the recommendations to ensure safety in sports.

Elkhart High School is one of 50 from across the country to receive the award.

“The health and safety of student-athletes is critical as it has both immediate and long-term effects,” said NATA President Tory Lindley, MA, ATC.

“NATA created the ‘Safe Sports School Award’ to recognize and champion schools nationwide that are committed to enhancing safety in sports.”

“Elkhart High School is proud and honored to receive this recognition from NATA,” said Jacquie Rost, athletic director for EHS.

“Our athletic trainers work side by side with our coaches, as well as our physical education instructors, parents, students, and volunteers to ensure our students and athletes are using the best practices and techniques for staying safe and healthy.”

Elkhart High will carry the designation of a ‘Safe Sports School’ through April 2024, when it will be invited to reapply for the award.

For more information about the Safe Sports School Award, visit https://www.atyourownrisk.org/

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