Carla Ikert ?18

Carla Ikert

Class Year

’18

Current home

Lakeland, Fla.

Major(s)

Athletic Training

Current Position

Assistant Athletic Trainer at Southeastern University

As assistant athletic trainer at Southeastern University, Carla Ikert ’18 works with both the football and tennis teams to provide injury care, prevention, and rehabilitation. While at Carthage, Ms. Ikert won the Outstanding Major Award for athletic training and is very thankful for the Carthage athletic training faculty for encouraging her and teaching her critical skills that she uses in her role every day. 

 

“Carthage’s Athletic Training Program prepared me for the real world of athletic training.”

Carla Ikert, ’18

What have you enjoyed most about your career?

“Working with student-athletes who have a passion for the sports they play.”

How did Carthage prepare you?

“Carthage’s Athletic Training Program prepared me for the real world of athletic training. The transition into my position was smooth and I felt confident in my abilities when I began my position.”

What's your favorite Carthage memory?

“The community at Carthage and how we all come together in times of need or celebration.”

Tips for current Carthage students?

“Push yourself! It’s okay to put in extra time; make every opportunity a learning opportunity.”


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