The program’s application and material submission are open from late November of the year prior to acceptance until January of the new year. Applications are only accepted online; we no longer accept applications through the mail or email. The application must be complete and be submitted online no later than the published application deadline. The application requirements are:
- Current BOC Certification
- Master's degree with 1-2 years of certified experience
- Eligible for Athletic Training Licensure in the state of Colorado
- Pass a Background Check for working with a variety of organizations
The online application material includes:
- Cover letter
- Reference list
- Three letters of recommendation
Upon acceptance into the program, the Athletic Training Resident must meet the following requirements before beginning the program and be able to show proof of each.
- Licensed in the state of Colorado as an athletic trainer under Colorado’s Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA)
- In good standing and certified with Board of Certification (BOC) for athletic training
- Registered in the state of Colorado as a Surgical Assistant under Colorado’s Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA)
- Completed the application for Vail Health Allied Healthcare Provider-Athletic Trainer and passed the background checks of all organizations.
- Pre-employment Screening and proof of immunizations provided though Occupational Health Department of Vail Health.
- Valid driver’s license, current auto insurance and reliable transportation
The Steadman Clinic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal treatment of all employees without regard to race, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability or other basis protected by law.
The Steadman Clinic does not offer any scholarships for the residency program.
All residents will comply with The Steadman Clinic’s Employee Handbook (provided during orientation) and the Athletic Training Residency Handbook. Failure to comply with the company’s Handbook or the Resident Programs Agreement, including policies and procedures, may result in disciplinary actions within the discretion of the Medical Director and the Residency Program Director and may include termination from the Program.
Completion of the Program is determined by the following guidelines:
- Completion of all rotations as assigned
- Evaluation scores by preceptors, Medical Director and Residency Program Director that show improvement with use of constructive criticism through the entire year’s program
- Achievement of 80% of the assigned competencies
- No more than 3 unapproved late arrivals (15 min) or 3 approved or unapproved absences from scheduled Residency commitments (i.e. Monday academic sessions, Friday academic sessions, journal clubs, clinic, outreach events, and meetings)
- Post-Examination score of 80% at the year’s conclusion of the Residency Program
- At a minimum, one submitted case study to a journal or conference