Kyle Scharer is a nationally certified and state-licensed athletic trainer who joined Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in 2011. He currently serves as the Operations Supervisor for Orthopedics, overseeing certified athletic trainers, cast technicians and day-to-day operations at the Greenfield and Delafield Clinic. Prior to this position, Kyle spent three years working as an athletic trainer-physician extender within the primary care sports medicine program, assisting in the care of young athletes with sports-related injuries, including concussions.
A former high school baseball and football athlete, Kyle combined a love of sports with an interest in medicine, earning a bachelor's degree in Athletic Training and Clinic Management from Bowling Green State University in 2005. While at BGSU, Kyle completed an internship with Toledo Mud Hens baseball organization (AAA affiliate of the Detroit Tigers). With an emphasis placed on concussion management and emergency care in sports medicine, Kyle obtained a master's degree in Exercise Science from the University of Georgia in 2008 while also serving as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for the UGA softball program.
He went on to serve as an assistant athletic trainer at East Carolina University, working primarily with football and men’s and women’s tennis. Prior to starting his work at Children’s, Kyle completed a residency program with UW Health Sports Medicine in Madison, Wis., aimed at transitioning athletic trainers to the physician extender setting.
When not at work, Kyle enjoys spending time with his wife and kids.