Jason Means enters his 11th year as the head athletic trainer for Avila University. Means, a three-sport athlete at Creston High School (IA) and baseball standout at Southwestern Community College (IA) received his bachelors degree in athletic training in 1997 from Park University (MO).
Following graduation, Means moved on to Phoenix, AZ, where he completed his masters’ degree in Sports Health Care at the Arizona School of Health Sciences. While in Arizona, Jason served as the athletic trainer at Phoenix’s Central High School and spent the spring of 2000 as an intern for the San Francisco Giants Baseball Club during spring training.
Means then returned to the Kansas City area serving as an athletic trainer for Professional Rehab Service during the 2000-2001 school year working as the primary athletic trainer for Paola High School.
Jason currently resides in Independence, MO.