Athletic Training

Shady Side Academy employs two full-time Certified Athletic Trainers (ATCs), and SSA is a clinical site for the Duquesne University School of Health Sciences Athletic Training Program. Student athletic trainers from Duquesne assist our teams under the guidance of our own Certified Athletic Trainers.

NATA Safe Sports School logoIn 2020, SSA received the National Athletic Trainers' Association Safe Sports School 2nd Team Award in recognition of its commitment to keeping young athletes safe.

All SSA students who participate in interscholastic athletics have access to our athletic training services.