Sarah Thomson, AT, ATC joined MidMichigan Health Systems and Alpena High School Athletics Staff as Head Athletic Trainer during the Fall sports season 2018 and provides Athletic Training services to all high school athletes. Sarah is an alumna of Alpena High School and is excited to be working in her hometown and for programs she is passionate about.
Following her time at Alpena High, Thomson attended Northern Michigan University where she graduated with a Bachelor's of Science in Athletic Training. After managing the Injury Evaluation and Care Clinic and working part time with the NMU Football program, Sarah moved back to the Alpena area to be closer with her family and enjoy the many outdoor activities the Alpena area has to offer. In her free time, Sarah enjoys running, kayaking, painting and photography.
Thomson promotes open communication between parents, athletes, and coaches and support the ideology that treatment strategies must be personalized to promote healing and injury prevention, as each individual responds to pain and heals uniquely. Sarah is excited to work with all athletes as well as interact with and be active in our community.