|Position:||Assistant Athletic Trainer - MS, ATC, PES|
Sarah Lyons begins her 10th year (2012-13) as a member of the Cal State Northridge Sports Medicine staff, and her eighth year as an assistant athletic trainer.
Lyons works primarily with the Matador women's basketball, men's volleyball, and outdoor women's track & field teams.
Lyons is also responsible for the supervision and evaluation of athletic training students in ATEP and is involved in pre-participation physical screenings and NCAA compliance meetings along with managing, evaluating and treating athletes for all 18 sports at Northridge.
Lyons manages the nutritional counseling program and insurance claims for Matador student-athletes She also serves as the head athletic trainer for the Premier Development League's San Fernando Valley Quakes (men's soccer), as well as the Los Angeles Rampage of the Women's Premier Soccer League. She has also worked as a member of the Northridge Soccer Academy for four summers.
Lyons' tenure at Northridge began as a graduate assistant athletic trainer from 2002 to 2004. During those two years, she worked with the women's soccer, men's volleyball and softball teams.
Lyons earned her master of arts degree in kinesiology from Cal State Northridge in May 2004 and performed her undergraduate work at San Diego State where she received her bachelor of science in kinesiology with an emphasis in athletic training in 2001. While at San Diego State, Lyons was a student athletic trainer for four years, working with the football, softball, women's volleyball and women's crew teams.
Lyons, who is currently working on her performance enhancement specialists credential through the National Academy of Sports Medicine, has been a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) since April 2002 and currently resides in Brentwood.