Athletic Trainers

Athletic Trainers

St. Luke's has assembled a team of highly qualified licensed athletic trainers that will work with your athletic program and your athletes to set a new standard for comprehensive training and sports medicine services.

As part of St. Luke's University Health Network, your school's licensed athletic trainer(s) will provide and/or coordinate the following services:

  • Fast track access to the region’s best hospitals (6), emergency rooms (4) and adult level 1 trauma center Taking care of an injured player.
  • Fast track access to St. Luke's orthopaedic surgeons
  • Fast track access to St. Luke's Primary Care Sports Medicine physicians
  • Fast track access to St. Luke's cardiologistsneurologists and other specialists
  • Daily practice and game coverage, injury evaluations and management of your school's athletic training program
  • Annual athletic physicals and ongoing communication with team physician
  • 24-hour on-call service for all schools
  • Access to St. Luke's Sports Concussion Network & Testing Program
  • Access to St. Luke's Saturday Morning Fall Athletic Injury Clinics
  • Education and instruction for students/coaches and parent organizations
  • Sport-specific instruction and development of pre-season, in-season and off-season conditioning for athletes
  • CPR/AED training for coaches

Working the sidelines.In addition, through unique partnerships with educational partners like Moravian College, Temple University and East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU), St. Luke’s Sports Medicine is well-positioned to provide both essential and value-added services to your District.  Through a long-standing strategic partnership with ESU, our Network has been uniquely positioned to provide additional support for secondary school athletic programs by assigning licensed graduate assistants. Our newest relationship with Moravian College will provide additional athletic training support and internship opportunities for students enrolled in graduate health care programs including Athletic Training. 

District athletes and their families will have access to a state-of-the-art Sports Medicine Center that includes physician offices, sports physical therapy and sports performance services.  We are excited to be a part of a national model that will bring together three of the finest Bethlehem institutions; Bethlehem Area School District, St. Luke’s University Health Network and Moravian College.

Senior Director of Sports Medicine RelationshipsJohn Hauth

John Hauth, EdD, LAT, ATC, CEAS is the Senior Director of Sports Medicine Relationships at St. Luke’s University Health Network.  John is the former Director of the Athletic Training Program at East Stroudsburg University where he was honored as Distinguished Professor in 2010.  He was inducted into the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers Hall of Fame in 2009. John has presented and published peer-reviewed papers on sports medicine at regional, national and international conferences.  John is a recognized authority on athletic training and sports medicine and continues to work clinically as the Director of Athletic Training for the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks of the Professional Indoor Football League.  In 2010, John served as a member of the Sports Medicine Staff for the XXI Central American and Caribbean Games in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.