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    Meet the Big Sky High School Athletic Trainer

    Casey Meidinger, MEd, LAT, ATC, CPT

    Phone: (406) 728-2400 ext 8691

    Email: cmeidinger@mcpsmt.org

     

    Bio:

    Casey started with the Big Sky Eagles in Fall of 2020. She is a native of the Chicagoland Area but spent 6 years in Denver, CO. She has worked in several different settings as an athletic trainer over her career. She enjoys treating “athletes” of all stages of life. In years past she has worked with Division 1 and Olympic athletes as well as weekend warriors and adventures. She believes that physical activity and exercise can be used in and of its self as medicine for our physical and mental well-being. Living a healthy active lifestyle means there is a little bit of athlete in all of us. She strives to get athletes back moving to do the thing they love. She enjoys workiing as an athletic trainer using her skills to take care of our athletes from the moment they get injured through their whole journey when they get back to their goals and exceed them!

    Education

    • University of Minnesota --  Masters of Education in Applied Kinesiology- Exercise Science
    • Michigan State University  --  Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and a Specialization in Health Promotion

    Experience

    • Missoula Bone and Joint
      • Outreach Athletic Trainer
    • University of Montana Athletic Education Program
      • Clinical Preceptor
    • Western Orthopeadics Outpatient Physical Therapy Clinic
    • Metro State University of Denver, Denver, CO
      • Athletic Training Clinical Instructor
    • United States Olympic Committee (USOC), Colorado Springs, CO
      • Sports Medicine Volunteer Program
    • University of Denver
      • Assistant Athletic Trainer- Women’s Basketball & Women’s Lacrosse
      • Intern Athletic Trainer- Women’s Soccer & Women’s Lacrosse
    • University of Minnesota
      • Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer- Men’s and Women’s Cross-Country, Track & Field and Tennis

     Certifications & Memberships

    • Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer
    • Montana Licensed Athletic Trainer
    • National Athletic Trainers’ Association Member
    • Montana Athletic Trainers' Association
      • Government Affairs Committee Member (Current)
    • Colorado Athletic Trainer's Association 
      • Committee Member for the Muli-Setting Committee representing Clinical Setting (Resigned 2019)
    • Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT)
    • National Strength & Conditioning Association
    • American Heart Association First Aid and CPR for the Healthcare Provider (BLS)