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Sports Medicine

Look for our athletic trainers on the courts and sidelines of your favorite local high school and college sports teams:                                                                

  • Dyersburg State Community College                                             
  • Jackson State Community College
  • North Side High School                                                                       
  • South Side High School                                                                       
  • University School of Jackson
  • Jackson Christian School
  • Trinity Christian Academy
  • Madison Academic High School
  • Jackson Central Merry
  • Liberty Magnet School
  • Gibson County High School
  • South Gibson High School
  • Halls High School
  • Milan High School
  • Dyer County High School  
  • Scotts Hill High School

 

Sports Plus Athletic Trainers

Sports Medicine Coordinator: Leigh Ann Wright, ATC, joined Sports Plus Rehab Center in 2002, and she currently serves as the Sports Medicine Coordinator and the athletic trainer for North Side High School. Leigh Ann received her Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Performance from the University of Tennessee at Martin. She continued her education at Murray State University receiving her Master of Science in Exercise and Leisure Studies in 2002. Leigh Ann has been certified since 2002 and is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.

LeAnn Childress PT, ATC/LAT, ATRIC, serves as the Director of Sports Plus/Work Plus/AquaTherapies and has done so since July 2007. She graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 1992 and began work at JMCGH that year. She held a variety of managerial positions including managing the West Tennessee Rehabilitation Center as well as co-developing the neonatal ICU program. She has worked for Sports Plus Rehab Centers since 1998. LeAnn worked in Dyersburg until 2007 when she became Director over all Sports Plus Clinics. She is the athletic trainer for the Dyer County High School Choctaws.

Sabrina Clark, ATC, joined Sports Plus Rehab Centers in 2010, and currently serves as the Head Athletic Trainer for Dyersburg State Community College and Gibson County High School. Sabrina holds a Associates of Science in Psychology from Dyersburg State Community College and a Bachelors of Health and Human Performance in Athletic Training from The University of Tennessee at Martin. She became a Certified Athletic Trainer in 2003 and has 10 years experience working at the Division 1 Junior College level. Before joining Sports Plus, Sabrina worked as an ATC and Physicians Extender for Sports, Orthopedics & Spine in Jackson, TN.

Kevin Hansen, ATC, graduated from Park University in 1997. His hobbies include fishing, golfing, and woodworking. He covers sporting events at Madison Academic High School and Jackson Central Merry High School in Jackson.

Tina Kautz, ATC, joined Sports Plus Rehab Centers in 2006, and she currently serves as the athletic trainer for Trinity Christian Academy, South Gibson High School, and Milan High School. Tina completed her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Union University. She continued her education at Union University receiving her Masters of Arts in Education in 2006. While completing her Masters Degree she served as the Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer for Volleyball and Softball. Tina has been certified in Athletic Training since 2004 and is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Associations and Tennessee Athletic Trainers Society. Her favorite sport to work is football. Her hobbies include playing co-ed softball, biking, and reading. She is married and has two dogs.

Travis Livingston, ATC, received his Bachelor’s degree in Health and Human Performance from the University of Tennessee at Martin in May of 2007 and became certified as an athletic trainer in August 2007. Following UTM Travis worked at East Tennessee State University as a graduate assistant with Bucsports Athletic Medicine Department working primarily with Men’s soccer and in conjunction with his G.A. position Travis worked on his Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology and Sports Performance and graduated with this degree in May of 2009. Before starting with Sports Plus Rehab Travis worked as an athletic trainer at Division III Maryville College in Maryville, TN from June 2009 until November 2010.  Travis covers sporting events for Jackson State Community College as well as South Side and Scotts Hill High Schools.

Adam Raines, ATC, joined Sports Plus Rehab Centers in may of 2007 on an as needed basis and began full time in August of 2008. Adam is based out of the Dyersburg clinic and serves as the Athletic Trainer for Halls, Ripley, and Dyer County high schools as well as Northview and Three Oaks middle schools. He graduated from Union University in Jackson, TN in 2006 earning a Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training. Adam Continued his education as a graduate assistant at Union University serving as the trainer for Women's Volleyball and Softball. His Graduate work was focused in Biochemistry and Organic Chemistry. He has additional collegiate experience with Division-I football at the University of Memphis and Dyersburg State Community College. His medical interests focus on orthopedic trauma and joint dislocation/reduction. Adam's hobbies include basketball and golf.

Jay Roberts, ATC, joined Sports Plus Rehab Center in 2006. He grew up in Dexter, MO and graduated from Union University in 2004. He covers sporting events at the University School of Jackson and Liberty Technical High School. He enjoys playing tennis, craps and Connect Four in his free time.

 

Blake A. Butler, ATC, ACE-Certified Personal Trainer, joined Sports Plus Rehab Center in 2012, and he is currently serving as the Athlete Trainer at Jackson Christian School. In addition, Blake works as an Exercise Specialist at the WTH Lift Center in Jackson, TN. He graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training from Union University in Jackson. His hobbies include Strongman competitions, Scot-Irish Highland games, CrossFit, outdoors sporting, and Young Life ministries.

 

For more information about this program call 731-431-0356
or email LeighAnn.Wright@wth.org

 


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