Meet Our Athletic Trainer

Caitlin O’Connor is the Head Athletic Trainer at Wake Christian Academy in Raleigh, NC. Caitlin is originally from Meriden, CT. She received her Bachelors Degree in Athletic Training from the University of Connecticut in 2006, where she worked with men’s and women’s basketball, football, and men’s soccer teams. Caitlin earned her Masters Degree in Sports Management from North Carolina State University in 2008, where she gained experience in baseball, football, and tennis. Her thesis statement was published in the “Journal of Athletic Training” in 2010. 

Upon completion of her masters, Caitlin joined Select Physical Therapy as the Head Athletic Trainer at Berlin High School. She moved back to North Carolina in 2011, continuing her career with Select PT – with dual role of Head Athletic Trainer at Wake Christian Academy and Raleigh Area Sports Medicine Coordinator. Caitlin worked with Wake Christian athletes for 6 years before moving into an administrative role full-time. She is excited to be back at for the 2020-2021 school year!

Caitlin collaborates with physicians on a regular basis. Athletic trainers can assist with injury prevention, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention, and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions.

If you or your child has an injury, you may contact Caitlin to schedule an evaluation. Email athletictrainer@wakechristianacademy.com or call at 203-631-9999.

Select Physical Therapy is a national company, striving to provide athletes with great care. SPT offers on-site presence and support during athletic events, access to physical therapy within 24-48 hours of an injury, and the follow-up to ensure safer return to play after an injury. Don’t have an injury, but want to learn more about injury prevention? SPT can help with that too, with 11 locations in the area to serve your family. 

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