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Real Monarchs Assistant Athletic Trainer

Founded in 2004, Real Salt Lake is an American Professional Soccer Club. Real Salt Lake is determined to lead and inspire Utah culture by bridging the community through sport. This is reflected through a commitment to the core values of the people of Utah; those of industry, community, and pride for the state. It is the duty of Real Salt Lake to forever champion this industrious resolve as the embodiment of these core values.

The Assistant Athletic Trainer assists the Head Athletic Trainer in managing the day-to-day sports medicine operations for the Real Monarchs. In this capacity, the Assistant Athletic Trainer provides injury prevention strategies, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation for Players’ medical problems. The Assistant Athletic Trainer works under the direction and supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer and Club Chief Medical Officer. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will assume the duties of the Head Athletic Trainer in the event the Head Athletic Trainer is unable to or at the discretion of the Head Athletic Trainer and/or Club Chief Medical Officer.



Working in collaboration with the Medical Staff and under the supervision of the CMO:

  • Manages the healthcare of Players including, but not limited to first aid/emergency care, on-site injury evaluation, application of appropriate modalities, development of rehabilitation and prevention programs, as well as conducting rehabilitation and making medical referrals

  • Maintain a complete and up-to-date roster of Player health and participation records in the Club's electronic medical record (EMR) system.

  • Order and maintain inventory supplies and clinical equipment

  • Keep the athletic training room and clinic area safe, clean, and organized.

  • Help the Club Medical Staff regarding the Player’s health and safety

  • Comply with all MLS NEXT Pro medical policies and protocols

  • Comply with OSHA standards with regard to blood borne pathogens

  • Attend all activities/meetings/programs as required by the League

  • Perform other duties as assigned or required


  • Minimum of one (1) year of certified athletic trainer/therapist experience.

  • Minimum four (4) year bachelor’s degree

  • Ability to use a computer to enter numeric data; basic math skills

  • Ability to follow instructions

  • Demonstrate initiative and ability to prioritize responsibilities and work well in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends to accommodate the teams’ schedule and events


  • NATABOC (or CATA) Certified Athletic Trainer/Therapist

  • In good standing with NATABOC

  • State or Province License in the state/province in which the Club calls home, if required by the state/province

  • CPR certification for Health Care Provider

  • Maintain personal professional liability insurance


  • Soccer experience preferred

  • Master's degree in a health-related field

  • Preferred certification: CSCS, PES, LMT, and/or NREMT, Certified Performance Sport

    Specialist (CPSS).


The job requires regularly lifting/pushing up to 75 pounds and occasionally lifting/pushing more than 100 pounds or exerting heavy force in a wide disparity or environmental conditions. The job involves standing, stooping, bending, lifting, pushing etc.

Real Salt Lake provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Note: The need may arise to revise, supplement, or rescind portions of this job description, and RSL reserves the right to do so at any time. Employees shall be required to meet the qualifications and perform the duties of any revised job description