Ryan Trahan graduated from Nicholls State University with a BS in Athletic Training. He is a Licensed Athletic Trainer in Louisiana as well as a Certified Athletic Trainer. He is currently a Certified Athletic Trainer for the Sports Medicine Center of Thibodaux Regional where he is assigned to Riverside Academy for his fifth year. Ryan is responsible for all athletes at Riverside and covering all athletic events. He is a medical professional trained in the prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of emergent, acute or chronic injuries. He received the 2017 Clinic Outreach Athletic Trainer of the Year Award given by the Louisiana Athletic Trainers Association (LATA).
Ryan is assisted by Riverside Student Athletic Trainers. They facilitate in the daily operations of practice and games including equipment set-up, taping and stretching athletes and wound care. They handle the bulk of the hydration of players and staff. Ryan says “they are a tremendous help and I couldn’t do it without them.”