UPMC Sports Medicine provides a Licensed Athletic Trainer to the Derry Area School District.
    An Athletic Trainer is a health care professional who works under the direction of physicians.  Athletic Trainers provide services including but not limited to:  injury prevention, education, clinical diagnosis, immediate injury care/emergency care, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions.  Athletic Trainers are required to have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree, NATA Board Certification and Pennsylvania State Licensure.  They also participate annually in continuing education to stay abreast of the latest techniques and advancements in medicine.
    Derry Area Sports Medicine Staff 
    Athletic Trainer
       Karen Andreycak, LAT, ATC
    Office:  724-694-1478
    Fax:     724-694-1429
    Team Physicians
       Chestnut Ridge Primary Care - Derry
       Robert Davoli, MD
       George Gavin, MD
    Jose Mejia, MD
    UPMC Sports Medicine - Consulting Physician
       Jeanne Doperak, DO
    Athletic Training Students
       Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Clinical Experiences
    Student Athletic Training Aides
       Derry Area High School Student Aides
    Student Athletic Trainer Aide Organization
    The purpose of the Student Athletic Trainer Aide Program is to provide High School students with an understanding of the Athletic Training profession as well as other Sports Medicine/Health-related professions.  Interested students should contact Karen for more information about the Student Athletic Trainer Aide Organization.
    UPMC Sports Medicine    http://www.upmcsportsmedicine.com/
    National Athletic Trainers' Association    http://www.nata.org/
    Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers' Society   http://www.gopats.org/