Athletic Trainer – Carl Palma


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Carl Palma is a BOC Certified and Indiana State Licensed Athletic Trainer with Community Health Network.

Carl graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in both Athletic Training and Exercise Science from the University of Indianapolis in 2008.  He also received certification as an Ergonomics Assessment Specialist from The Back School of Atlanta in 2009 and is trained in The Hesch Method for Evaluation and Treatment of Sacroiliac Dysfunction.

Carl has been the Athletic Trainer at Beech Grove High School for seven years and began teaches two Athletic Training classes.  His previous high school experience includes Frankfort Senior High School and Greenwood Community High School.


Family Info: Married to Amanda Palma, son Brenden, daughter Mackenzie, and third child due in October.

Training Experience: 6 years athletic training experience, Frankfort High School (Tx:Team), Greenwood High School (St. Francis Sports Medicine), Beech Grove High School (St. Vincent Sports Performance, Community Sports Medicine)

Hobbies (How do you spend your free time…?): Spend most of my free time with my family. I am also a Distance Runner (finished 3 half marathons, running first full marathon in December 2014) and golfer.

Favorite Coaching Quote: “My body could stand the crutches but my mind couldn’t stand the sideline.”

-Michael Jordan