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Athletic Training & Sports Performance

Indiana Fire Juniors & IU Health/Methodist Sports Medicine

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:

Joel Lockhart

Methodist Sports Medicine
Phone: 504-273-3485


About Joel Lockhart - athletic trainer

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.