Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Kim Rodgers

I joined the Mountain Ridge staff in 2006 and am proud to teach the Project Lead the Way Biomedical Sciences Program.  I am the advisor of HOSA, Future Health Professionals.  

I also serve as the Certified Athletic Trainer for Mountain Ridge Athletics and sponsor the Sports Medicine Club.  My duties as the Certified Athletic Trainer include providing health care to MRHS athletes in preventing, evaluating, treating, and rehabilitation of injuries they receive during their sports and returning them safely to competition.

My educational background includes:

  • Bachelor's degree from Iowa State University in physical education, with minors in health and athletic training, 1997.
  • Master's Degree from Arizona School of Health Sciences (AT Still University) in Sports Health Care, 1999.
  • Arizona Department of Education Certifications
    • Secondary Education (7-12)
      • Biology
      • Health
      • Physical Education
      • Structured English Immersion Endorsement
    • Career and Technical Education
      • Health Careers

My professional background as a Certified Athletic Trainer includes high school, junior college, and professional sports. Previous teaching experience includes Health and Sports Medicine. Prior to joining the Mountain Ridge staff, I taught a Sports Medicine class for 6 years while serving as the Athletic Trainer at a high school in Phoenix for 7 years.

I am honored to have been selected as a 2014 Deer Valley Education Foundation Teacher of the Year.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have.