Kara Garrett joined the staff of CSMA in February 2012 as the Director of Mobilization. Kara works to facilitate enlistment services, train volunteers, and provide project management. She also initiates, maintains, and grows the relations of CSMA volunteers and ministry partners. In the role, Kara, is the first CSMA contact for current and potential volunteers.
Kara is a Nationally Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC) and is a Licensed Athletic Trainer (LAT) in the State of Texas. She has a Master of Education in Health and Kinesiology from the University of Texas at Tyler, a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from East Central University in Ada, OK, and an Associates of Science in Allied Health from Carl Albert State College. Kara has sports medicine experience in high school, collegiate, and community athletics. She is currently an Outreach Athletic Trainer for Heritage Park Surgical Hospital in Sherman, TX.
In 2011 Kara served as a CSMA volunteer on a mission project to the Philippines. Through this experience Kara says “the Lord re-affirmed His calling for me to share His Love to the world using Sports Medicine.” Kara shares “I am extremely excited and blessed to take on this new position in serving the CSMA ministry’s volunteers and partners. As we continue to bring the love of Jesus Christ to the nations through Sports Medicine my prayer is that He will be glorified and lives will be changed for eternity.”