Positions

Athletic Trainer
Orthopedic Surgery
Sports Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US
Head Athletic Trainer
International Lacrosse
Wales Men's National Lacrosse
United Kingdom
Head AT for the Wales Men's National Lacrosse Team

Education

MEd from Texas State University
Physical Education
BS from Central Michigan University
Athletic Training, Exercise Science

Certifications

Certified Athletic Trainer
Board of Certification
Licensed Athletic Trainer (TX)
Texas
Immediate Care in Rugby - L2
World Rugby
Pitch-side certification by World Rugby to treat any level of rugby from beginner to elite
Graston Technique-M1
Graston Technique (TM)
ImPACT Trained Athletic Trainer
ImPACT
BLS for the Healthcare Provider
American Heart Association
American Red Cross- Instructor Certified

Honors & Awards

European Lacrosse Championships
Head AT for the Wales National Lacrosse Team during the 2016 European Lacrosse Championships. Wales finished 4th out of 24 competing nations and the best in the history of the organization.
Speaker
Gave presentation to NATA Ethnic Diversity Advisory Council's Career Day Panel.
Speaker
SWATA Professional Program: "A Functional Approach to Evaluation and Assessment of Pelvic and Lumbosacral Anatomy". A hands-on lab presentation giving instruction on simplifying this evaluation process for clinical practice.
Speaker
SWATA Student Program: "I want to be an AT for the NFL". A presentation guiding students through pivotal decision-making moments in their career, networking, and professional development.
FIL World Lacrosse Championships
Head Athletic Trainer for the Wales Men's National Lacrosse Team. Have consulted with team since working with them in 2010.
Speaker
SWATA Student Program: "The Key to Low Back Pain: A Functional Approach to Assessment of Pelvic and Lumbosacral Anatomy". A hands-on lab giving introductory instruction for LBP evaluation.
FIL World Lacrosse Championships
Athletic Trainer for the Wales Men's National Lacrosse Team
NCAA Division III National Champion : Athletic Trainer
NCAA Division III National Champion : Athletic Trainer
Speaker
Panel Speaker: Careers in Athletic Training
Speaker
Ethnic Diversity in Athletic Training: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y39CvWOr0IY&feature=youtu.be

Professional Interests

  • International Athletic Training
  • Non-traditional sports
  • Manual Therapy
  • Culturally Competent Care

Professional Statement

Meghan McKay is an Athletic Trainer who is passionate about her profession and the impact it can have on patient safety, community education, patient education, and injury prevention. She has spent most of her career trying to further her own continuing education and encouraging those around her to do the same. She believes that all athletes no matter age, level in sport, or type of activity has the right to quality, evidence-based care and spends much of her personal and professional time educating those to advocate for themselves.

Memberships

National Athletic Trainers' Association
Southwest Athletic Trainers' Association
Texas State Athletic Trainers' Association
Greater Houston Athletic Trainers' Society
US Lacrosse
Wales Lacrosse Association

Skills

Athletic Training
Sports Medicine
Injury Prevention
Community Outreach
Concussion Assessment and Return to Play Guidance