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 Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine

Athletic Training

Covenant Health Sports Medicine partner’s with communities around the south plains to provide athletic training healthcare services to area high schools and programs. Our athletic trainers have specialized training and expertise to cover emergency care situations and also to help with the prevention, diagnosis and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.

School Athletics

We currently provide more than 14 area High Schools with athletic trainer coverage. Services to these schools include:

  • Game day coverage during sporting events
  • Practice coverage
  • Immediate treatment during on-field injuries
  • Following up with parents of injured athletes
  • Assisting parents/coaches with athletic related insurance issues

Covenant Health Sports Medicine Team:

School Trainer
Amherst Bulldogs Melissa Linstrom
Anton Bulldogs
Dawson Dragons
Whitharral Panthers
Michael Gore
Denver City Mustangs Courtney Pye
Klondike Cougars Sara Meadows
Loop Longhorns Michael Gore
New Home Leopards Kassandra Short
Odonnell Eagles Eddie Copelin
Sands Mustangs Sara Dragosz
Seagraves Eagles Michael Gore
Spur Bulldogs Trish Minyard
Tahoka Bulldogs Seth Manly
Wellman-Union Wildcats Buzz Chisum
Whiteface Antelopes Jackie Elizondo

Schools with Athletic Trainers

Our program maintains a relationship with area schools that employ full-time athletic trainers. We are always available to help these trainers facilitate physician appointments, provide access to rehabilitation facilities or be a source of information. These area schools include Lubbock ISD, Frenship, Lubbock Cooper, Levelland, Brownfield and Plainview. We also maintain a relationship with Lubbock Christian University, Wayland Baptist University and South Plains College.

Special Events

Our athletic trainers and physicians provide sports medicine coverage of numerous special events throughout the region. We can provide the experience and training needed to treat injuries and emergency situations throughout these events.
Past event coverage:

  • Buffalo Springs Triathlon
  • Caprock Classic Basketball Tournament
  • Denver City Basketball Tournament
  • NJCAA Regional Basketball Tournament
  • NJCAA National Track and Field Championships
  • AJGA Golf Tournament

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