Hoban's athletic training services are provided by Akron Children’s Hospital.
Jeff Diezman earned his bachelor of science degree in athletic training from the University of Akron in 2019. Upon graduation, he was hired at Akron Children's Hospital and was positioned at Rootstown High School before being assigned to Hoban in October 2020.
Joseph Congeni, M.D.
Dr. Congeni has been the physician for the athletic program for over 25 years. He is a former Hoban board member and his six children graduated from Hoban.
At Akron Children's Hospital his titles are Director of Sports Medicine and Director of Akron Children's Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.
Student Athletic Aides
With such a vibrant athletic program, Hoban's athletic training office is a busy one. The student athletic aide program assists the athletic trainer and supports all student athletes.
Student athletic aides' responsibilities include stocking the first aid kits, cleaning the training room and preparing ice and water for the teams.
The most important role of the athletic aide is to learn about injuries and anatomy. They must be able to tape and know when to send an injured player to the athletic trainer. Some student athletic aides who are interested in medical careers choose to attend summer camps to learn techniques and assessments.
2022 Fall Athletic Aides
Front Row: Samantha Guld, Alexis Prater
Back Row: Jeff Diezman (ATC), Rae’Len Boyer, Kaitlyn Struckel, Ariyana Baines, Jordyn Zittle, Sarah Ross