Visiting Athletic Training Information

Welcome to Lees-McRae College! Hopefully your stay here will be uneventful.

Our weather here can change rapidly. For your convenience, a link to the current weather conditions here in Banner Elk is provided for you here.

The Athletic Training room is located in Williams Gymnasium and is open two hours prior to scheduled events. If a certified athletic trainer is traveling with your team, the athletic training room and equipment are at your disposal. In the event your team is traveling without any coverage, please contact the athletic training staff in advance and we will be happy to assist in any way possible. Teams are expected to provide their own taping and wrapping supplies.

The dressing/locker rooms are located next to the athletic training clinic. Please check with a member of the athletic staff upon your arrival regarding keys for your assigned locker room.

All scheduled home events at Lees-McRae College are covered by a certified athletic trainer as well as athletic training students. The following equipment and supplies will be available on your bench:
  • 10 gallon cooler of water
  • Cups
  • Injury ice and bags
  • Bio-hazard container

Lees-McRae Athletics Emergency Action Plan

Emergency Phone Numbers

Ambulance/EMS/Police/Fire

9-911 (on campus phone)

911 (off campus/cell phone)

Poison Control 800-222-1222
Campus Security 828-260-0505

 

Emergency situations may arise at anytime during athletic events/practices. When they occur the following steps should be activated to provide adequate care. The most qualified individual on the scene should assess the situation and provide care (Certified athletic trainer, athletic training student/coach). If its determined that EMS is required the following steps should be followed: 

1. Contact the Athletic Training Room via the radio and inform of the situation and need for EMS at your location. (or, if no radio is available)

2. Call 911 from cell phone or nearest land line; Williams gym, Athletic Training Room, Pool, Offices 9-911.

3. Give name, location, situation, number of injured, treatment being provided.

4. Send someone to meet and direct the ambulance to the location.

The Track is located on Hickory Nut Gap Road, beyond the entrance to Williams Gym on the left hand side (coming from Banner Elk). In the event that an ambulance is needed at this venue a member of the athletic training staff will be waiting at this entrance to assist in the proper route to the injured student athlete.

Williams Gym is located along Hickory Nut Gap Road on the left hand side (coming from Banner Elk). Take the first entrance on the left, go down the parking lot toward the day care center and take the first gravel road on your right. A member of the athletic training staff will be waiting to direct you to the proper entrance.

Lees-McRae softball and practice fields are located beside Williams gym located along Hickory Nut Gap Road on the left hand side (coming from Banner Elk). Take the first entrance on the left. If an ambulance is needed at one of the practice fields a member of the athletic staff will be waiting once you turn off Hickory Nut Gap Road to direct you to the proper location. 

AED Locations: 

Wall Mount ½ way down back hallway Williams Gymnasium

Athletic Training Room or out on practice field with Certified Athletic Trainer