The Indiana Fire Juniors employs a full-time Director of Sports Perforamance and Athletic Training as part of our sponsorship agreement with IU Health/Methodist Sports Medicine. The Director is responsible for overseeing care and development of athletes from all travel teams. Services provided include:
Meet Sierra Garber:
Sierra graduated from University of Indianapolis in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. While obtaining her Master’s degree she worked for two years at Southwestern College as an Assistant Athletic Trainer before graduating in 2015 with a Masters in Education. While at Southwestern College she primarily worked as the Athletic Trainer for their NAIA men’s and women’s soccer teams. Following graduate school she worked closely with Orthopedic Physicians in the clinical setting and provided sports medicine coverage at multiple high schools in Indiana. She is a Certified Athletic Trainer through the National Athletic Trainer’s Association and Licensed to practice in Indiana.
Meet Joel Lockhart:
Joel graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. He completed a two year Graduate Assistantship at Illinois Wesleyan University while completing his Masters of Science Degree in Kinesiology and Recreation-Athletic Training at Illinois State University. While at Illinois Wesleyan University, he primarily worked as the Athletic Trainer for their men's soccer, men's track & field and the 2016 NCAA Division III National Champion Women's Track & Field teams. He is a Certified Athletic Trainer through the National Athletic Trainer’s Association and Licensed to practice in Indiana.