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Mr. Ernie Garza MBA, LAT


Mr. Ernie Garza MBA, LAT

E-mail:  egarza@alvinisd.net

 

Where were you born?

I was born in Houston Texas. 

Where did you attend high school?

I attended Our Lady of Mt. Carmel high school in Houston Texas.

What was your favorite Subject in high school?

Biology

Where did you go to college?

The University of Houston and Baker College 

What did you get a degree in?

I have a bachelors degree in Physical Education and a Masters of Business Administration degree. 

Previous work experience:

Deer Park HS, St. John Hospital, Alps Physical Therapy, St. Joseph Hospital, Houston ISD, San Jacinto College, Hitchcock HS, Houston Ballet

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Golf, Sleep, Read, Spend time with my wife and kids

What is one of the main lessons you've learned in life?

Never stop learning.

 Most memorable Athletic Training experience:

Working with 3 Final Four basketball teams at the University of Houston

Certifications/Skills:

Kinesio Tape Level 4

Myofascial Release

Trigger Point Therapy

K-Laser Therapy

Mr. Rory Blevins, MAT, LAT, ATC


Mr. Rory Blevins, MAT, LAT, ATC

E-mail:  rblevins@alvinisd.net

 

Where were you born?

Muenster, TX

Where did you go to high school?

Pleasant Plains High School, Pleasant Plains, IL

What was your favorite subject in high school?

Anatomy / Physiology 

Where did you go to college?

Calvin University, Grand Rapids, MI- Bachelors, Exercise Science

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX- Masters, Athletic Training

Previous work experience:

Athletico Physical Therapy

United States Soccer Federation

Houston Dynamo

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Spending time with my wife and son.  Traveling, going to sporting events, and concerts.

What is one of the main lessons you've learned in life?

Your education is never complete.

Most memorable Athletic Training experience:

 Watching one of my Houston Dynamo players return to the field in October, after having his ACL surgically repaired in April.

Certifications/Skills:

Blood Flow Restriction

Dry Needling for Orthopedic Rehab and Sports Performance

Graston Technique M1 Certification

KT1/KT2


Mrs. Samantha Termini, MS, LAT, ATC


Mrs. Samantha Termini, MS, LAT, ATC

E-mail:  sabaker@alvinisd.net

 

Where were you born?

 Arlington, TX

 Where did you attend High School?

 Locust Grove High School, Locust Grove, OK

 What was your favorite subject in high school?

 Anatomy

Where did you go to college? 

 University of Oklahoma- BS Multidisciplinary Studies; Emphasis in Health Studies

Texas A&M University- MS in Athletic Training

Louisiana State University- MS in Sports Management

Previous work experience:

LSU Track & Field/Cross Country 2014-2015

LSU Men's Tennis 2015-2016

Houston Methodist Outreach Athletic Trainer- Alvin High School 2016-2017

Head Athletic Trainer- Houston Dash 2017-2018

 What do you like to do in your spare time?

Playing with our dog, Gabby and baking/cooking.

Most memorable Athletic Training experiencing:

Working at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with LSU Track & Field

Certifications/Skills:

Graston Technique M1 Certification

Foundations in Dry Needling Orthopedic Rehab & Sports Performance

 

Miss Carly Malia, MAT, LAT, ATC, CSCS

E-mail:  cmalia@alvinisd.net

 

Where were you born?

Bethlehem, PA

Where did you attend high school?

Liberty High School (Bethlehem, PA)

What was your favorite Subject in high school?

Anatomy

Where did you go to college?

University of Delaware- BS Exercise Science/Strength and Conditioning

University of Houston- Master of Athletic Training 

Previous Work Experience:

Pharmaceuticals

HS Strength Coach

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Lifting weights or going to a spin class

Spending time with my dog, Nala

Watching football and Bravo TV

What is one of the main lessons you've learned in life?

That someone is always watching you.  Work as hard as you possibly can even on the little things.  Also, have fun with everything you do.

Most memorable Athletic Training Experience:

Every day with the Houston Texans:  Watching a player run field drills for the first time after a devastating injury, learning from the most brilliant people in Sports Medicine, and building lifelong friendships.

Certifications/Skills:

NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach

Owens Recovery Science BFR Course

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