Brennon King, ATC, CES
Head Athletic Trainer
Brennon grew up just north of Seattle, Washington and is certified as an Athletic Trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist and as a natural running coach. He is trained for the prevention, recognition, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries, as well as managment of concussions. Brennon developed a love for helping those in need as a high school student by helping physical therapists teach children with brain injuries and developmental issues how to move, walk, speak, and more.
He began his college education at Santa Barbara City College, where he also played baseball. Brennon then attended Concordia University, where he completed the Athletic Training program and became a Certified Athletic Trainer. Brennon has completed internships with the Seattle Mariners and the Anaheim Ducks. He completed his clinical rotation with Saddleback College’s football program and while there he discovered his love for teaching younger students as an assistant teacher for their sports medicine class. In his free time he enjoys playing music, camping, and participating in triathlons.
- http://www.slsportstherapy.com External website for San Luis Sports Therapy
- http://athletictrainers.org/ NATA is the unified national voice of athletic training, working through our grassroots organizations and government advocacy groups to enhance the quality of health care provided by certified athletic trainers and to advance the athletic training profession. This site is a resource to the general public, providing the latest information, news coverage and more on the key issues affecting the profession of athletic training.
- Concussion Information CDC Fact Sheet for parents regarding concussions, symptoms, danger signs, and actions that can be taken.
- https://www.impacttest.com/ Developed by clinical experts who pioneered the field, ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) is the most-widely used and most scientifically validated computerized concussion evaluation system. ImPACT provides trained clinicians with neurocognitive assessment tools and services that have been medically accepted as state-of-the-art best practices -- as part of determining safe return to play decisions.
- http://taylorhooton.org/ Taylor Hooton Foundation, non-profit organization in a national campaign to end the rampant use of Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs, anabolic steroids and dietary supplements among America’s youth.
- http://ksi.uconn.edu/ Korey Stringer Institute, provide first-rate information, resources, assistance, and advocacy for the promotion of prevention of sudden death in sport via health and safety initiatives.
- http://www.youthsportssafetyalliance.org/ Youth Sports Safety Alliance has worked to raise awareness, advance legislation and improve medical care for young athletes across the country.