Tara Gerlach

Tara Gerlach


About

Name

Tara M. Gerlach

Title

Head Athletic Trainer

Alternate Title A

Adjunct Instructor

Department/School

Athletics

Email

tgerlach@rio.edu

Building

Lyne Center

Phone

(740) 245-7299

Location

Rio Grande Main Campus

Office Hours

Office Hours

varies by term, posted at office door

Education

Education

Marshall University, 1998- MS in Health and Physical Education, concentration in Athletic Training

Marietta College, 1996- BS in Sports Medicine, Minor in Biology

Work Experience

Head Athletic Trainer, University of Rio Grande, 2000-present

Athletic Trainer, Health South Western Hills, 1998-2000

Head Athletic Trainer, Warren High School, 1999-2000

Head Athletic Trainer, Parkersburg South High School, 1998-1999

Athletic Trainer, Huntington High School, 1996-1998

 

Publications

Publications

Kaminski, Thomas W. and Tara M. Gerlach.  “The Effect of Tape and Neoprene Ankle Supports on Ankle Joint Position Sense”.  Physical Therapy in Sport, Vol. 2, No. 3, August 2001, pp. 132-140.

 

Presentations & Lectures

Presentations

1997 NATA Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposia, Free Communication Oral Presentation.  Title:  The Effect of Tape and Neoprene Ankle Supports on Ankle Joint Position Sense in Female Athletes

 

 

Honors & Awards

Awards

2017-2018 River States Conference Athletic Trainer of the Year

2016-2017 River States Conference Athletic Trainer of the Year

Experience & Service

Experience

Head Athletic Trainer, University of Rio Grande, 2000-present

Athletic Trainer, Health South Western Hills, 1998-2000

Head Athletic Trainer, Warren High School, 1999-2000

Head Athletic Trainer, Parkersburg South High School, 1998-1999

Athletic Trainer, Huntington High School, 1996-1998

Service

Chair, River States Conference Athletic Trainers’ Committee 2016-present

Certifications

NATABOC Certified Athletic Trainer 1996-present

Ohio OTPTAT Board Licensed Athletic Trainer 2000-present

National Provider Identifier Registered Athletic Trainer 2007-present

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