Welcome to the Rock Canyon Athletic Training page!
A Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) is employed by every high school in Douglas County School District. We are in our fifth year partnering with Panorama Orthopedics & Spine Clinic. Athletic Trainers are nationally certified and American Medical Association approved Allied Healthcare professionals specializing in the prevention, evaluation and initial diagnosis, management, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses to the physically active.
Meet the Athletic Trainers: Head Athletic Trainer - Grace Sims
Grace is a Colorado native and DCSD graduate. After completing her BA in Athletic Training at Cedarville University in Ohio, Grace returned to Colorado and attended UCCS for grad school. While enrolled there, she was the Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer at Rock Canyon. Upon completion of her MS in Sports Medicine with a concentration in Athletic Training, she became the Head Athletic Trainer at Rock Canyon High School and started teaching Athletic Training 1 and Athletic Training 2, which are PE electives. Outside of work, Grace loves spending time with her family and being an aunt. She loves dogs, jigsaw puzzles, and playing volleyball when her schedule allows.
Associate Athletic Trainer - Katelyn Wallace
Please welcome Katelyn to the RC Family. Katelyn will be helping part-time at Rock Canyon to cover events and practices. Please introduce yourself and make her feel welcome!