By: Madison Thompson
For the past 13 years, Lynn Miller has been the athletic trainer at North Oldham High School. She has worked with athletes before, after, and during their seasons to keep them in their prime playing shape. Lynn Miller says that her favorite memory was “making a run all the way to the state semifinals with the football team.” If you go to any home sports game you will see Miller there ready to take care of anyone who might get injured. She puts in countless hours, and says the hardest part is, “the hours that go with working with all the sports, late nights, almost every weekend, and some holidays.” Despite that, Miller has enjoyed working at North because she has loved “working with all the different student athletes over the years.”
Two North students, Tyler Beisner and Brooke Chick had the opportunity to work with Lynn Miller and experience first-hand what it is like to work in sports medicine and be an athletic trainer.
Tyler Beisner worked with Lynn Miller during the 2017-2018 school year. His favorite memory of working with Lynn Miller was “being able to learn aspects of athletic training while also being able to be in the field and environment of a real life work setting.” Beisner says “Lynn is very knowledgeable and can teach you good things if you are interested and dedicated to learning.”
Brooke Chick worked with Lynn Miller during the 2018-2019 school year. Chick’s favorite memory of working with Miller is “sitting in the gator just talking and getting to know her.” Brooke described Lynn Miller as very hardworking. She also said “she is funny, nice and is very easy to be around.” Brooke’s best wishes to Lynn Miller are “Good luck in your new job and new way of life. Amazing and new challenges are ahead of you and you’ll conquer anything you put your mind to.”
Miller came straight from grad school into her role as Athletic Trainer at North. She says that through working at North, she has “gained valuable experience over the years and been able to grow and improve my skills as an athletic trainer.” Through these experiences she has met and worked with a variety of people. “I have built lasting relationships with parents and student athletes that I will always cherish.”
Lynn Miller decided in January of 2018 to go back to school. She graduated in May and passed the registry boards to become a Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer. She will begin her new career as a Cardiac Sonographer this June. Despite her love for working at North, Miller is ready to take new steps in her career and her life, “It has been an amazing 13 years, and I will miss North dearly, but I have lived for work for so long, and now it is time to focus on my future and expanding my life.”
Thank you Lynn Miller for all your hard work here at North and good luck in your future!