Kerrie Snead, MS, ATC, CSCS is Baldwin’s Head Athletic Trainer. The athletic training program is committed to the health and safety of all Baldwin student-athletes and focuses on the prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries. Kerrie came to Baldwin with over 12 years of experience at the collegiate level and holds certifications from the National Athletic Trainers' Association, National Strength and Conditioning Association and National Academy of Sports Medicine.
The athletic training room is located on the first level of the Athletic Center next to the locker rooms and squash courts. It is equipped with a taping area, two treatment tables, a whirlpool, and numerous therapeutic exercise tools.
Dr. Eugene Hong of Drexel Sports Medicine serves as supervising physician for Kerrie Snead and Baldwin Athletics. He is available to see students in his office for evaluation of both orthopedic injuries and concussions.
Strength & Conditioning
Baldwin’s Strength and Conditioning program is directed by Bruce Kelly, MS, CSCS, NASM-PES. Bruce has over 30 years of experience coaching and training athletes from a wide variety of sports, including starting the squash program at Baldwin 14 years ago. He has an MS in Exercise Science, and holds certifications from the National Strength & Conditioning Association, National Academy of Sports Medicine and US Weightlifting, as well as being certified in the Functional Movement Screen. He currently owns and operates Kelly High Performance Training in Media.
Snead and Kelly partner to provide a program committed to both injury prevention and performance enhancement.
Parents and student athletes will read the school provided Concussion Information Sheet and returned the signed Concussion/ImPACT Testing/Cardiac Arrest Acknowledgement Form before participating in athletics each year
All coaches will be trained yearly in concussion management and prevention using the online education course, ConcussionWise
All students participating in sports in grades 6-12 will be provided the opportunity to undergo ImPACT baseline testing
If an athlete has one or more signs and symptoms of a concussion after a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or body she will be kept out of play for the remainder of the day and evaluated by the athletic trainer
Athletic trainer will communicate with parents the signs, symptoms, and need to follow up with a physician trained in concussion management before returning to school and physical activity
ImPACT post injury testing will be conducted and communicated with the treating physician
Student must have doctor’s clearance in writing and be able to tolerate a full day of school and homework without reproducing symptoms before beginning a gradual return to play protocol under the supervision of the athletic trainer