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Sports Medicine

The Northgate High School Sports Medicine Program, started by Glen Barker in 1990, is one of the most popular programs at Northgate. The 150 students enrolled in the program must complete a vigorous UC certified curriculum in addition to hands-on experience at school and in the arena. The program is administered by ROP (Regional Occupational Program), and is offered to any junior or senior student enrolled in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District. The program includes human anatomy, nutrition, emergency medical care, evaluations of athletes’ injuries, CPR training, weight training, equipment fitting, taping of athletes, and the like. 

Barker and the Sports Medicine program provide injury prevention, rehabilitation, and a variety of athletic training and sports medicine duties at Northgate practices and games. For information about the Northgate Sports Medicine Program feel free to contact Glen Barker. 

Glen Barker - Athletic Trainer

Glen Barker
Athletic Trainer

Glen Barker is the head Athletic Trainer of the Northgate High School Athletic Department. Besides handling all the sports medicine and athletic training duties at all NHS sporting events, Barker is the founder and teacher of the popular Sports Medicine program at Northgate. Glen has been working at Northgate for twenty-seven years and has played a valuable role in keeping student-athletes healthy on and off the field, and preparing Sports Medicine students for future careers in athletic training, sports medicine, and other related fields. For more information about Barker or the Sports Medicine program please contact Glen Barker today.

Glen Barker Work Experience:

Instructor, Northgate High School
Instructor, Diablo Valley College
Instructor, John F. Kennedy University
Athletic Trainer, Center for Sports Medicine, Walnut Creek
Athletic Trainer, Northgate High School
Athletic Trainer, San Francisco Dragons Professional Lacrosse

Mark Callaway - ART

Mark Callaway is a certified Active Release Technique (ART) sports rehabilitation specialist.  Mark is a welcomed addition to the Northgate Sports Medicine program.  Mark will help in keeping the Northgate athletes healthy with his unique skills. Mark has over 600 hours of training in massage therapy and ART.  He is one of a very few number of CMTs who have become an ART specialist.  Mark has worked with Olympic athletes, iron man (women), ultra runners, weekend warriors, elite high school and college athletes, and individuals seeking a difference in the function and performance of their body. 

Selina Shah, MD, FACP

Selina Shah, MD, FACP
Board Certified Sports Medicine

Team Physician for USA Synchronized Swimming, USA Figure Skating, USA Weightlifting, San Francisco Ballet School, Diablo Ballet, Mills College, Northgate High School

Center for Sports Medicine

1777 Botelho Dr, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
P: 925-934-3536  F: 925-934-0672

Dr. Perez, MD

Dr. Perez, MD

Center for Sports Medicine

1777 Botelho Dr, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
P: 925-934-3536  F: 925-934-0672


Dr. Alphaeus Wise, MD

Dr.Alphaeus Wise, MD

Team Doctor