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Stephanie Wilkins, MSEd, ATC

Stephanie is the Lead Athletic Trainer at York Community High School. She is a part of the NovaCare Rehabilitation Sports Medicine team and starting her fourth year at York! She is a graduate of the Hope College athletic training education program in Holland, MI. She earned her MSEd from the accredited post-professional athletic training program at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. She played volleyball and ran track at Evanston Township High School. 

Wilkins, Stephanie
Athletic Trainer

Leah Friedland MS, ATC

Leah is starting her third year with NovaCare Rehabilitation and York High School! She graduated from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with her Bachelor's in Athletic Training. Leah earned her Master's in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Athletic Training from Indiana University in Bloomington. Leah lives with her husband in Chicago. She enjoys cooking, reading and watching NFL football. Go Bears!
Friedland, Leah
Athletic Trainer

Office: 630-617-2499

York Athletic Training

Happy Holidays from NovaCare Rehabilitation!

Happy Holidays from NovaCare Rehabilitation!

New Display in Trophy Case

Stop by the new display across from the South Gym to learn more about sports nutrition and hydration. For more information visit the USOC website.IMG_3435.JPG

Sports Medicine Services Provided By


NovaCare Rehabilitation provides Sports Medicine Services to York High School

NovaCare is an active member in the York community providing a location for the transition student program, medical career course, and student athlete scholarship. NovaCare supports Boosters through activities such as the Green Scene fundraiser and the Green and White Scrimmage. Our physical therapists are dedicated to helping provide health care to our student athletes. 

 For information on hours and services please visit their website: NovaCare Rehabilitation in Elmhurst 

Sport Nutrition Factsheets

The professional nutrition specialists at the U.S. Olympic Committee have put together a variety of informational materials for athletes, coaches and parents. Follow the link for more information:

Nutritional Resources and Athlete Guidelines

Play it Safe in the Heat

Happy National Athletic Training Month!

Leah and Stephanie proudly display their Safe Sports School Banner!

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York Receives Safe Sports School Award

Five Myths About Concussions

Although many people have an idea of what a concussion is, there are still many myths surrounding this injury. Click on the link below to read the 5 most common myths still associated with concussions. As always, if you suspect your son or daughter is displaying signs of a concussion follow up with the athletic trainers or a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches in Illinois. 


For more information specific to Illinois and the IHSA: House Bill 200

Please contact the Athletic Trainers if you would like a copy of our concussion management protocol

Athletic Training Room Hours

Athletic training room opens at 1:30 PM Monday – Friday and closes after the last home practice or game ends.

Saturday and Sunday Athletic Training Room Hours as Needed

Specific daily hours are posted on the weekly calendar on the Athletic Training Room door.

All times are subject to change due to games and practice times.

If you need to get a hold of the Athletic Trainers please call

(630) 617-2499

One of the Athletic Trainers will return your call with in 24hrs


York Earns Safe Sports School Award


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