Student-athletes and parents,
Welcome to Dordt College athletics! Our athletic training staff consists of two nationally certified and licensed athletic trainers in the state of Iowa. We work with the Sioux Center Community Hospital and the surrounding medical community to ensure safe participation in athletics. We are here to help you with whatever your needs may be—feel free to contact us at any time.
Chris Fagerness, head athletic trainer, ATC, LAT, NASM-CES
Office Phone: (712) 722-6312
Cell Phone: (605) 421-9835
This page outlines the required athletic and medical information you will need as a member of any intercollegiate athletic team at Dordt College.
All athletes must have the following forms completed prior to practicing or competing for any athletic team at Dordt College.
- A completed physical form
All athletes at Dordt College must complete a physical form prior to each academic school year. Returning athletes have the opportunity to have these physicals performed at the conclusion of the second semester while incoming first-year athletes must have the form completed prior to arriving on campus in the fall.
- A completed proof of insurance form
All athletes must provide proof of a primary insurance plan that covers athletic injuries. Athletes cannot participate in practice or competition without insurance coverage.
- A completed athletic injury procedure and secondary insurance form
Dordt College has a sports accident insurance policy that covers athletic injuries. It will only cover expenses not covered by your primary insurance carrier. Dordt College requires that you have acceptable primary insurance to participate in athletics, and you must follow all procedures required by your insurance carrier and Dordt College.
- A personal information form
The Dordt College athletic training staff must have personal information and contact information on file for all athletes before they participate in practice or competition.
- A completed HIPAA form
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) describes how student health information may be used and disclosed and how students may get access to their individually identifiable health information.
All athletes who participate in athletics at Dordt College must submit to Dordt College's random drug testing program. This helps ensure safe participation among all Dordt College athletes.
B. A consent to release information form (optional)
This form gives consent to Dordt College to share information regarding any random drug test results to parents or guardians. This form is not required for participation in Dordt College Athletics and is optional.
The Dordt College Drug Testing Policy can be found here.