Athletic Training


Health Screen Paperwork

Athletic Training Course Outline 

Athletic Trainer: Vance Manakas, M.S., A.T.C.


1981 Master of Science, University of Arizona.

1979 Bachelor of Science,

California State University, Fullerton


NATA Certified Trainer, California Community College Athletic Trainers Association, California Athletic Trainers Association, American Red Cross Instructor First Aid, CPR, Sports Injuries, American Heart Association Instructor

Teaching Experience

1981 to present - Moorpark College, Health and Safety, First Aid and Safety,CPR, AIDS Awareness Seminar, Alcohol Awareness Seminar, Athletic Injuries Seminar, Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

Athletic Trainer: Cherisse Meichtry, M.S., ATC, PES

p Education

2005 Master of Science, California University of Pennsylvania, 2003 Bachelor of Science, University of South Carolina, 2000 AA, Moorpark College.


NATA Certified Athletic Trainer, NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist, CPR/AED/First Aid Certified, Member: National Athletic Trainers Association, California Community College Athletic Trainers Association, FWATA, California Athletic Trainers Association, NASM.

Teaching Experience

2006: Santa Monica City College - Introduction to Sports Injuries. 2007 - present - Safety and First Aid, Women's Health, Athletic Injuries Seminar, Sports Nutrition Seminar, and Fitness for Life Seminar.

Awards: 2000 Moorpark College, Western State Conference, and California Community College Female Athlete of the Year.


Responsibilities of the Athletic Trainer

The athletic trainer must be knowledgeable and competent in a variety of specialty areas encompassed under the umbrella of "Sports Medicine" if he or she is to be effective in preventing and treating athletic injuries. The specific roles and responsibilities of the athletic trainer will be defined to some extent by the situation in which he or she works.

Role Delineation of the Athletic Trainer

The National Athletic Trainers Association has identified several major tasks of area of competency of the athletic trainer. Each plays a critical role in both preventing initial injury and reducing the possibility of re-injury.

Prevention of injury, Injury evaluation and medical referral, First Aid and emergency care, Rehabilitation and reconditioning, Organization and administration, Counseling and guidance, Education.


Contact Vance @ (805) 378-1480 or

or Cherisse @ (805)378-1493 or