Terry ‘Doc’ Parker joined GSA in 2010 to provide sports medicine services for the U14-U18 Boys Select Teams. Doc is a Board-Certified (ATC), State-Licensed (LAT) Athletic Trainer, who also serves in the same capacity for the Lakeside High School Boys Soccer Program. He previously served as the Head Athletic Trainer for the U S National Youth Soccer Team. Doc has more than 35 years of adolescent sports medicine experience, and speaks at both state and national conferences on issues and injuries related to adolescent athletes. His professional memberships include the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), and he is co-author of the recently published NATA Position Statement on Prevention of Pediatric Overuse Injuries
. Doc is also a member of the Society for Adolescent Health & Medicine and serves as a Peer Reviewer for the Journal of Adolescent Health, and is on the faculty of the Emory University School of Public Health where he has taught Adolescent Health.
Parents, should you have any questions or concerns about any of your son’s soccer-related injuries (head to toe and everything in between), or other issues, please feel free to contact Doc at (770) 216-9786 or email him
. He will be available year-round to assist U14-U18 Boys Select Teams' players in an effort to keep them healthy and on the field. All consultations and services are free-of-charge.