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Grand Canyon University Club Sports

Club Sports Medicine

The mission of the Grand Canyon University Club Sports Medicine team is to provide the highest quality of health care possible while maintaining a safe environment in which the GCU Club Sports student-athletes will perform. Our sports medicine team utilizes the most advanced, research-based therapeutic techniques available in the realm of sports medicine. Every effort is made to ensure an optimum state of physical, emotional and mental health, preparing each club student-athlete to excel in club sports and beyond.

The sports medicine team’s focus goes beyond first aid. Our staff provides an opportunity for comprehensive health and wellness education for our club student-athletes. GCU Club Sports Medicine promotes the mission and upholds the standards of Grand Canyon University, Arizona Athletic Trainers’ Association and National Athletic Trainers’ Association.

The club sports athletic training room is located in the Canyon Activity Center, Building 58, inside the weight room.

Club Sports Student-Athlete Registration and Medical Clearance

The following tasks must be completed before a student-athlete is cleared by the club sports staff to participate in practice or competition.

  • DragonFly: New and returning student-athletes must complete all DragonFly registration requirements in order to be cleared for participation.
  • Physicals: Print the club sports physical form and have a physician complete it. Upload the form to your DragonFly profile.
  • Acknowledging Waivers: Log in to your DragonFly profile and sign the consent form.
  • Insurance Card: You must upload a CLEAR picture of the front and back of your primary insurance card on your DragonFly.
  • Baseline Concussion Test: All incoming student-athletes participating in contact sports will be scheduled to take a baseline concussion test within the first two weeks of school. Athletes participating in the following sports must take the baseline concussion test.
    • Men’s and Women’s Ice Hockey
    • Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse
    • Men’s and Women’s Rugby
    • Men’s and Women’s Club Soccer
    • Men’s and Women’s Club Basketball
    • Men’s and Women’s Club Volleyball
    • Club Spirit
    • MMA
    • Wrestling

Returning Student-Athletes

For returning athletes, login into your DragonFly account to update your personal information and upload your 2019-20 physical.

Club Sports Medicine Staff

For general questions and concerns, or to speak to a staff member, please email them at clubsportsmedicine@gcu.edu Office:  602-639-7065 Fax:  602-761-3316

Office Hours

Monday – Friday, 10 am – 5 pm

*Please be advised that we do not accept walk ins. All athletes must schedule an appointment by emailing us at clubsportsmedicine@gcu.edu

*If an emergency occurs outside of operating hours, please contact Public Safety at (602) 639-8100

Amanda Beers, LAT, ATC

Head Athletic Trainer

Jordan Nguyen, LAT, ATC

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Briana Lakebrink, LAT, ATC, ITAT

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Lanae Nowatzki, MS, LAT, ATC

Assistant Athletic Trainer