Mauldin named Certified Athletic Trainer of the Week

Congratulations to Kevin Mauldin, Oak Grove High School, our Certified Athletic Trainer of the Week!

Kevin Mauldin is serving his 20th year at Oak Grove High School as an athletic trainer/teacher. He is a native of Sumrall and graduated from Sumrall High School in 1995. Kevin received an Associate’s Degree from Jones College in 1997 and a Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training and Health Education from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2000. He received a Master’s Degree in Sports Administration from William Carey University in 2013. Kevin is certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association and licensed by the state of Mississippi to provide the duties of an athletic trainer.

“Kevin continually goes above and beyond in the classroom and in our athletic programs! He teaches Sports Medicine, serves as mentor to several athletic training interns, and runs the training program for over 600 athletes year after year! Kevin’s endless hours at games and the work he does with our student athletes is invaluable and priceless to our success. He is dedicated to making a difference and it shows tremendously in the program that he has built at Oak Grove High School and in the state of the art facility that he helped to obtain and continues to manage for our athletes” … Helen H. Price, Principal of Oak Grove High School

Kevin is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) and the Mississippi Athletic Trainers’ Association (MATA). In addition to the duties of athletic trainer, he teaches Sports Medicine at Oak Grove High School. Throughout his years at Oak Grove High School, he also taught Anatomy and Physiology.

In 2012, Kevin was named the athletic trainer of the year by the Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association, which includes all high school athletic trainers in Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, and Kentucky. He is married to the former Liz Aultman of Sumrall and parents to Mackenzie and Keaton Mauldin.

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