MedStar Sports Medicine – Athletic Trainer Page


Melissa Read, MS, LAT, ATC

Ms. Read is entering her seventh year as Athletic Trainer at Northeast High School, outreached by Medstar Sports Medincine. Before Northeast, she worked as an Athletic Trainer at McDaniel College in Westminster, MD covering a wide varitey of sports including Women’s Soccer, Women’s Basketball, Softball, Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse, Cross Country and Volleyball.

Ms. Read is a Baltimore native, raised in Catonsville, MD. She attended high school in Baltimore at Seton Keough High School. After high school, Ms. Read attended Salisbury University pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training. While at Salisbury, Melissa worked as an athletic training student with the Baseball, Women’s Soccer and Men’s Lacrosse varsity athletic programs, she also worked a semester at Delmar High School in Delmar, DE. In Spring 2010, she completed an internship with the Johns Hopkins University Men’s Lacrosse team, as part of her undergraduate curriculum. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in athletic training from Salisbury University in 2010. After Salisbury, she earned a master’s degree in exercise science and physical education from McDaniel College in 2012.

Ms. Read is a NATA-BOC Certified Athletic Trainer and is also a Licensed Athletic Trainer in the state of Maryland under the surpervision of Drs. Milford Marchant and Jeffrey Mayer.