Led by Athletic Trainer Leslie Peyton, all athletes have access to the Wahawk training facility which is conveniently located near the main gym and the athletic locker rooms.
Leslie Peyton earned her B.A. in Athletic Training from the University of Northern Iowa, and Interned previously under former Athletic Trainer Dave Fricke at Waterloo West High School. Now a state licensed and certified trainer in her own right, Leslie is contracted through Cedar Valley Medical Specialists Physical Therapy to keep our our Wahawk athletes healthy and active.
Awards and Certifications
Licensed Athletic Trainer
Board Certified Athletic Trainer
Certified Nursing Assistant
Athletic Training Student of the Month
Cedar Valley Medical Specialists Athletic Trainers work directly with CVMS PT.
Any signs or symptoms of a concussion the athlete is pulled from activity immediately. Upon follow up evaluation, return to play will be discussed. This protocol consists of anaerobic and aerobic activity for 5-7 consecutive days under supervision of West High Athletic Trainer. After successful completion of the return to play protocol the athlete can return to full competition. This protocol follows the IHSAA and NATA guidelines.
Iowa High School Athletic Association Protocol:
Iowa Concussion Law:
NATA Position Statement on Concussion Management:
http://NATA Position Statement on Concussion Management
Monday - Thursday
Monday - Friday
Game Day Coverage
Varsity home events
Other select events
Athletic Trainer, Waterloo West High School
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