The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association has partnered with Vanderbilt Sports Medicine and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt to provide sports medicine coverage at all championship games.
Under the agreement, Vanderbilt be the official sports medicine provider and will supply certified athletic trainers and on-site medical support at all state high school championship sporting events throughout Tennessee with more than 10,000 student athletes participating.
The iPhone app CoachSmart is a resource for coaches and administrators, offering real-time information on heat index and lightning strikes, as well as frequently asked sports medicine and safety questions. The app is free to download in the Apple App Store. Live lightning data is provided through an in-app subscription of $1.99 per year.
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Contact Vanderbilt Sports Medicine
TSSAA Sports Medicine Advisory Committee
Brad Rohling, Certified Athletic Trainer – Term Expires Spring 2019
Scott Byrd, Certified Athletic Trainer – Term Expires Spring 2021
Tripp Turner, Certified Athletic Trainer – Term Expires Spring 2019
Therese Sparn, Certified Athletic Trainer – Term Expires Spring 2021
Dr. Alex Diamond, Physician – Term Expires Spring 2021
Dr. Wade Denney, Physician – Term Expires Spring 2019
Brad Jackson, Athletic Director – Term Expires Spring 2021
Mark Reeves, TSSAA Staff