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    Mr. Ernie Garza MBA, LAT

         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

    Mr. Rory Blevins, MAT, LAT, ATC

         Mr. Rory Blevins, MAT, LAT, ATC

    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:

    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

    Email:  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

         Miss Carly Malia, MAT, LAT, ATC, CSCS

    Email:  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 & 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 TX

    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 & Conditioning Coach

    Owens Recovery Science BFR Course

     

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