Athletic Training


The American Academy of Family Physicians, American Medical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, and the National Athletic Trainers Association recommend that high school athletes nationwide have daily access to appropriate medical care. Score Physical Therapy is proud to answer this call at local schools in our communities. In cooperation with team physicians, our certified athletic trainers (ATs) are on-site daily to provide care to over 800 athletes at the following high schools:

  • San Lorenzo Valley High School
  • Aptos High School

Athletic Trainers are health care professionals, with university degrees and national certification, who specialize in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses. In addition to providing medical services for sports practices and games, ATs also manage acute and chronic injuries, and coordinate additional care with local physicians and our physical therapy offices. Along with our high school services, the Score Physical Therapy Athletic Training Program assists with local club sports teams and other athletic events within the community.

For more information about the athletic training profession, visit and

For more information about the Score AT Program, contact Stacey Ritter at (805) 788-0805, ext. 235 or email

Our Team

Stacey RitterMS, ATC - Director of Sports Medicine & Athletic Training

Stacey Jensen Ritter, MS, ATC, is the Director of Sports Medicine & Athletic Training, overseeing the high school outreach, and industrial athletic training programs. After completing her education, she served as Associate Director of Athletic Training, and Department of Sports Sciences instructor at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA.

After many years as a university Athletic Trainer, Stacey moved to the high school setting, and found a true mission in bringing the highest standard of athletic health care to young competitors. Over the years, she has worked with Olympians, professional athletes and NCAA champions, and has been on several international playing tours with athletic teams.

Areas of special interest include psychology of injury, the adolescent athlete experience, and concussion education. She also finds time to serve on boards and committees that advance and promote the role of Athletic Trainers in the high school setting.

Stacey loves drawing, painting, and outrigger canoe racing. Her husband, Chris, is also an Athletic Trainer, and they enjoy running, hiking and being on the ocean.

CSU Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology-Athletic Training

CSU Fullerton, Fullerton, CA
Master of Science in Psychology of Injury

Andrew LaATC - San Lorenzo Valley High School

Andrew was born and raised in Rockland County, New York, just outside of New York City. He attended SUNY Stony Brook in Long Island just east of NYC majoring in Athletic Training and went on to become a Certified Athletic Trainer in 2013.

Soon after graduation, Andrew moved to the West Coast and into the Bay Area where he joined a fellowship of Athletic Training in SportsPlus Bay Area while serving as the Athletic Trainer for Leigh High School as well as a fellow Athletic Trainer at Saint Mary’s College of California. Andrew enjoys tennis, snowboarding, ultimate frisbee, playing the ukulele and guitar, rock climbing, and cooking.

State University of New York at Stony Brook
Bachelor of Science, Athletic Training, June 2013

Hilary BeymerATC - Aptos High School

Hilary was born in the Bay Area. She attended SJSU where she completed the athletic training program and became a certified athletic trainer. Following graduation, she became the Associate Head Athletic Trainer at Cabrillo College in Aptos, CA.

In 2000, Hilary was offered and accepted a full time Head Athletic Trainer/Instructor position at Gavilan College in Gilroy, CA. She taught "Introduction to Sports Medicine" and its coordinating lab for 12 years. In 2013, she left the college to pursue options closer to her home and her children.

Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology. Concentration in Athletic Training, May 1997
Minor in Sports Psychology

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