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Sports Medicine

Our mission is to provide student-athletes and faculty in the GA community the best possible quality of care. Through a combined effort of our athletic training and strength and conditioning staff, we focus on utilizing cutting edge evidence-based treatment and rehabilitation techniques to enhance healing and performance. We strive to return injured student-athletes to sports participation in an optimal timeframe, placing their overall health and safety above all else. Our team cultivates an environment where we educate GA student-athletes to sustain quality health while pursuing physical growth.

Athletic Training Room Hours (Monday - Friday)

  • 12:30 – 2:30pm - ALL Injury evaluations, treatments, and rehabilitation
  • 2 – 2:20pm - Tape for away games
  • 2:45 – 3:30pm - Tape for home games/practices
  • 3:30 – Completion of All Athletic Games - Athletic Trainer on the field for home games/practices

The athletic training room will be open at least 30 minutes prior to all home games (including Saturdays).

NO EVALUATIONS, TREATMENT, or REHAB will be done after school and/or on the field. Students should make it a priority to be in the athletic training room during lunch and/or free periods.

Injuries occurring DURING practice or games will be handled on the field as they occur.

ALL athletes MUST follow the posted schedule unless special arrangements have been made with the athletic trainer ahead of time!

Important Information

Josh Cramer - Head Athletic Trainer

Josh Cramer has been working at Germantown Academy since December 2013, and has been with Novacare Rehabilitation since August 2013. He graduated from Catawba College in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree, double majoring in Athletic Training and Communications and minoring in Speech. He became a board certified athletic trainer and then went on to complete his Master of Science degree from The University of Florida in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology, specializing in athletic training. Upon completion of his master’s degree, Josh has amassed credentials in sports nutrition, strength and conditioning, weight training, personal training, corrective exercise, orthopedic technology, orthopedic brace technology, clinical exercise physiology, and is an ImPact trained athletic trainer. Currently, Josh is a doctoral candidate at the University of Idaho. The Doctor of Athletic Training (DAT) is the only clinical program in athletic training in the country. Josh is an avid tennis player, having participated in the sport through the junior, high school, collegiate, and professional levels and has taught tennis since the age of 16.

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Bruce McCabe - Associate Athletic Trainer

Bruce McCabe started working at Germantown Academy in September 2015 when he joined the Sports Medicine team at NovaCare Rehabilitation. He graduated from Rowan University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training. He became a board certified athletic trainer and then went on to pursue his Master of Science degree from East Stroudsburg University for Athletic Training: Advanced Clinical Practice. During his time there he worked as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, the American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins. While at East Stroudsburg University, Bruce earned a certification in Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM).

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Contact Information

Athletic Trainer's Room - Josh Cramer, Head Athletic Trainer: 267-405–7499

Athletic Office: 215-643-7376

Strength & Conditioning Office: 267-405-7562

Main School Number: 215-646-3300

For Emergencies: 267-446-8530

Important Information

Health Forms (listed below)

  • Concussion Information
  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest Information
  • Cardiac and Concussion Acknowledgement
  • HIPPA Authorization Form
  • IMPACT Consent Form
  • Physical Exam Form

Concussion MD Referrals

Concussion Letter for Parents

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Information

NovaCare on-campus PT

Our healthcare professionals are employees of NovaCare Rehabilitation Services and are contracted by GA to provide daily service to the community.