WE ARE INNOVATE AT
We are a team of Athletic Trainers who’s vision outgrew our expertise. We realized that there was more to what we did than we learned in the classroom – and instead of following the status quo, we decided to break the mold.We learned. We trained.
We grew our expertise and our understanding until we knew what was missing and how to get there.Now, we want to share that understanding with you. Whether you’re looking to enhance your professional understanding within the community, branch out on your own as an AT entrepreneur, or simply join a community full of changemakers, Innovate AT has got your back.
revolutionize Athletic training
make athletic training mainstream
Success is within anyone’s reach, but success without leadership brings limited effectiveness.
create opportunities for athletic trainers
THE INNOVATE AT LEADERSHIP TEAM
THE INNOVATE AT TEAM
MA, ATC, CERT. MDT, PES
David is the Deputy CEO for Southwest Sport & Spine Center, Inc.
He’s active in state, regional, and national level Athletic Training associations and is the District Director for District 7 of NATA.
Allison is a business and marketing professional with experience in helping entrepreneurs and businesses provide clear messaging to their customers. She previously worked in the Training & Education and Customer Support departments at ImPACT.
She currently works for two large life science companies in their IT and Marketing departments while also managing her two family business, Brace Outfitters, LLC and Shea Hawk Solutions.
CHIEF PARTNERSHIP OFFICER
Skylar Richards, Chief Partnership Officer, is an accomplished athletic trainer. Having spent 13 seasons in Major League Soccer as an athletic trainer and department director, he initiated partnerships to develop both the staff and the clubs’ resources.
He earned a B.A. in Athletic Training and a Masters in Exercise Physiology.
DR. LARRY LEMAK
CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER
Dr. Larry Lemak, Chief Medical Officer, practices Orthopedic Surgery in Birmingham, Alabama. He is the Medical Director for Major League Soccer, the PGA, and the LPGA, as well as team physician for major Alabama college teams.
He established the American Sports Medicine Institute in partnership with Dr. James Andrews, making that practice the go-to location for many household-name professional athletes’ surgeries. He obtained his M.D. at the University of Alabama..
Donald Stringari, Interim COO, is a highly experienced Project Manager and leader, with numerous certifications in that field.
He had a 24-year career at IBM primarily in Software Development and Quality Management.
INTERIM CFO/ BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
Trip Rothschild, Interim CFO/Business Development Director, is a highly experienced entrepreneur, business owner, consultant and investment banker.
After serving as CEO of several mid-size and small companies himself, he has advised many others though his company, PrivAdvisors LLC. He earned an MBA from the Wharton School