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  •  Meet the Athletic Training Staff
     

Mr. Ernie Garza, MBA, LAT

Email:  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

Owens Recovery Science Blood Flow Restriction

Graston Technique M1 Certification

Mr. Rory Blevins, MAT, LAT, ATC, CES

Email:  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

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

What did you get a degree in?

Bachelors, Exercise Science 

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:

NASM- Corrective Exercise Specialist

Owens Recovery Science Blood Flow Restriction

Structure & Function Dry Needling for Orthopedic Rehab and Sports Performance

Graston Technique M1 Certification

KT1/KT2

Miss Amber Fragoso, M.Ed, LAT, ATC

Email:  amfragoso@alvinisd.net

 

Where were you born?

Born and raised in IL

Where did you attend High School?

Plainfield South High School

What was your favorite subject in high school?

Science

Where did you go to college? 

Undergraduate:  Lewis University

Graduate:  St. Mary's University

Previous work experience:

Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer at St. Mary's University

Athletic Trainer Beaumont Chiropractic

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Exercise, run, bake, board games, and playing with my cats

Most memorable Athletic Training experience:

Working the slam dunk contest for the Final 4

Certifications/Skills:

Certified and Licensed Athletic Trainer

Owens Recovery Science Blood Flow Restriction

 

 

 

Miss Shelby Lee, MS, LAT, ATC

Email:  sxlee@alvinisd.net 

 

Where were you born?

Clear Lake, TX.

Where did you attend high school?

Deer Park High School

What was your favorite subject in high school?

History

Where did you go to college?

Stephen F. Austin State University (Bachelors and Masters)

Previous Work Experience:

Texas A&M University- Texarkana (Head Athletic Trainer)

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Hang out with family, play with my dog Tucker James, and sing on the praise team at church.

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

Everything in your life happens for a reason, even though it may not be what you want to happen at the time, there is a bigger plan in the works!

Most memorable Athletic Training experience:

Helping a softball athlete who had a tibia/fibula fracture mid-season learn how to walk again after doing rehab with her, and she hit a homerun in her first at-bat back after a year!

Certifications/Skills:

Graston M1 Certification

Certified Athletic Trainer

Licensed Athletic Trainer

 


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