Sports Medicine/Concentration in Athletic Training
Trent Hayes, LAT, SCAT, ATC, CEAS
Sports Medicine Coordinator – CaroMont Health
Trent has 16 years of experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC). For the past three years, Hayes has served as Sports Medicine Coordinator for CaroMont Health and as an athletic trainer for Gaston Christian School. Before coming to CaroMont Health, Hayes served as an Athletic Training Supervisor with McDowell Hospital in Marion, NC, where he developed the hospital’s Sports Medicine program and provided athletic training coverage to McDowell High School.
Before his work at McDowell Hospital, Hayes was an Athletic Trainer with Greenville Hospital System in Greenville, SC. Hayes provided athletic training coverage to Greenville High School and managed their athletic training network comprised of 48 ATCs.
His professional career also includes outreach sports medicine programs in North and South Carolina, Professional Bull Riding (PBR) event coverage and collegiate summer baseball league. Additionally, he was chosen as an ATC for the 2009 North/South Boys’ All-Star basketball game in Charleston, SC.
Hayes is a graduate of Pfeiffer University with a B.S. in Sports Medicine – concentration in Athletic Training. He is active in professional organizations and believes that educating other medical professionals and community members about athletic training and injuries is important.