Athletic Training Services

The Urbandale Community School District has contracted with Iowa Health Des Moines to provide Athletic Training Services to the students of Urbandale High School.

This contract service has been approved by the Board of Directors, Urbandale Community School District, and provides for on-site Athletic Training Services on a daily basis during the school year and support at home and limited away events.

The Athletic Trainer assigned to Urbandale is Scott Fleagle.  

  • Iowa Health Systems provides Urbandale High School with an Athletic Trainer who is typically on duty from 3:00pm—6:00pm daily and at Varsity and other select contests.
  • All injuries must be reported to the coach.
  • Students will not be allowed to return to practice or competition after injury without a specific written release from a medical professional.

Concerns regarding Athletic Training Services may be forwarded to William R. Watson, Ph.D., CAA, Director of Activities and Community Education in the Urbandale Community School District at (515) 457-6945 or to Denise Behrends, OTR/L, MBA, Director of Therapy Services, Iowa Health Des Moines at (515) 241-5767.


Additional Medical resources:


Parent Guide and Free/Low Cost Medical Clinic Listings

A listing of those medical clinics that offer either free or low cost physicals and medical care.  Please use this form (printed copies are available outside UMS Main Office and within Activities Office at UHS)


Iowa Code 280.13C

State Requirements for Concussion Management


Concussion Management Protocol (updated December 2012)

IHSAA / IGHSAU Concussion Management Protocol


Heads Up: Concussion in High School Sports

Parent / Guardian Acknowledgement Form required by Iowa Law to be reviewed and signed by parents and students and returned to a student’s school and placed on file prior to practicing or competing in athletic activities, cheerleading, and dance.


ImPACT Opt Out Form

Complete this form and return to the Activities Office if you wish to not have your child participate in the ImPACT Test.  More information on the test can be found here.


Medical Release Form

Release form for Return to Play after an Injury.


Athletic Physical

Iowa Law requires that all students who participate in athletics have a valid athletic physical of file.  Physicals are valid for thirteen (13) months from the date of the original examination.  This law holds true for those in athletic activities, cheer, and dance in grades 7-12.


Activities Passport 

This form is used to manage contact information and activity selections by students in Grades 7-12.