FRANKLIN CENTRAL HAS RECENTLY BECAME FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO GAIN AN ADDITIONAL TRAINER MAKING US HAVE 2 FULL-TIME TRAINERS! SCROLL DOWN TO SEE MORE ABOUT MEGHAN PARTENHEIMER AND CAITLIN WONG…..
Meghan Partenheimer, MS, LAT, ATC, FMS
Meghan is a 2000 graduate of Butler University where she obtained her bachelor of science degree in secondary education with an emphasis in athletic training. Upon graduation from Butler, Meghan began her athletic training career at Franklin Central High School. She was the head ATC at Franklin Central from 2002-2008 and taught high school health classes.
Meghan received her Master of Science degree from Indiana University in 2008. Upon completion, she entered the collegiate ranks returning to her alma mater, Butler University. For two years, Meghan worked primarily with the women’s basketball program, cross country and track teams and assisted with the football program. She was also an adjunct teacher in the physical education department.
After Butler, Meghan assisted physical therapists at Body One Physical Therapy implementing exercise protocols for patients, as well as aiding the clinical staff in a variety of other duties from 2010-2014. During this time, Meghan continued to work on the field with Hendricks Regional Health and Community Health Network. She was afforded opportunities to assist with Indy 11 home games in their inaugural spring season and assisting staff athletic trainers at their schools.
In 2014, Meghan had the opportunity to return to the high school setting full time at Lawrence Central High School and returned to Franklin Central in the spring of 2015.
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Meghan P. Caitlin W.
Caitlin Wong, MAT, ATC, LAT
Franklin Central welcomes our newest Athletic Trainer Caitlin Wong. Ms. Wong has been busy with FC athletes since Aug.1 and before (helping Meghan) helping our Flashes make an impact for the fall sports season. When asked about her new job, she said, “I love it, absolutely love it.” Wong was is a native of Indianapolis and refers to herself as “27 years young”.
Caitlin received her undergraduate’s degree from Indiana University, then continued on to earn her master’s degree at Manchester University. She came to Franklin Central through a program funded by Community Health Network. She has now earned the full title of Certified Athletic Trainer.
Ms. Wong previously assisted at Tindley Preparatory School, Irvington Preparatory Academy, and Indianapolis Lighthouse Charter School.
Basketball, football, baseball and tennis are among Caitlin’s favorite sports however; she enjoys working most with volleyball but loves to assists any teams and/or athletes on a day-to-day basis.
Athletes in the sports programs are not Caitlin’s only patients, she also treats students in EPE [enhanced physical education] so she must be ready at a moment’s notice.
Caitlin enjoys her time at FC stating “…the kids are great, the staff is great, the community is great.”
Franklin Central High School is proud to have these wonderful trainers taking care of our athletes.