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Glen Gerdes MS, ATC

Glen Gerdes MS, ATC

Athletic Trainer

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Glen has served as both Grayslake and Grayslake Central High Schools athletic trainer since 1996. He is certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) and is also licensed to practice in the State of Illinois.  Glen graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education with an emphasis in Athletic Training in 1995.  He then went onto the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign where he acquired his Masters of Science Degree in Sports Medicine in 1996.  He began his career with 16 years of service with Condell/Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, Illinois.  While at Condell/Advocate Condell, Glen had several years of experience as a clinical athletic training therapist, outreach athletic trainer and department leader.  He also was an Athletic Training Instructor at Trinity International University in Deerfield.  In 2012, Glen began a new position as GCHS Head Athletic Trainer with Athletico Physical Therapy while stationed out of their Grayslake Clinic. Glen is married to his high school sweetheart Stephanie and they reside in Lake Villa, Illinois.  They have three children, Jordyn (15), Peyton (11), Maddux (8) and new puppy Rizzo.  Obviously, he enjoys all sports especially those teams from Chicago.  If you don’t see him at GCHS, you will likely find him on a local golf course looking for his ball!

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