Sarah Smith, born and raised in Colorado, moved to Reno in August 2015 and began her career at Bishop Manogue Catholic High School. As the Head Athletic Trainer, Sarah is responsible for the direct oversight of medical care and wellness for Manogue Miner sports teams. She is also responsible for emergency medical response during all athletic events, oversight of the adolescent concussion program and CPR certification for all Manogue coaches.
In 2014, Sarah graduated from Texas Tech University with her master’s degree in athletic training. There she worked as a graduate assistant for the Red Raiders’ track & field team and football team. From 2008-2012, Sarah attended Colorado State University and graduated with a bachelor of science in Sports Medicine and Health Science. During that time, she worked for CSU Club Sports and was the primary athletic trainer for the men’s lacrosse team, while also gaining experience working with collegiate baseball, soccer, rugby, volleyball, ultimate frisbee, equine polo and hockey.
Sarah is a licensed athletic trainer in the state of Nevada and is nationally certified by the N.A.T.A. Board of Certification since 2014. She is also a certified Basic Life Support Instructor for the American Heart Association.