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Head Athletic Trainer

Thank you for visiting the North Myrtle Beach High School Athletic Training Page.

Athletic training services are supplied to all NMBHS athletes on a daily bases from two athletic training rooms. The main ATR, located in the main building directly across from the weight room serves all athletes year round  and the field house ATR services all fall and spring outdoor sports.

They can be reached by calling the Athletic Training Room at   843-399-8573

The Athletic Training staff consist of:

Head Athletic Trainer: Keeter Hayes, ATC,

Athletic Trainer Keeter Hayes has been an athletic trainer since 1977 and has been at North Myrtle Beach High School since 1997. Before his tenure began at NMBHS he was an athletic trainer in North Carolina for thirteen years. He began his career at West Columbus High from 1997-1980. He then moved to Smithfield NC and was the athletic trainer at Smithfield- Selma High School until 1987. In ’87, he moved back to West Columbus High School for three years until the fall of 1990 when he moved to Socastee High School. He was at Socastee for seven years.

Keeter has also been a classroom teacher throughout his career. He began his teaching career as an elementary school physical education teacher for his first four years teaching. He has also taught Biology, Applied Biology, and Physical Science and continues to teach Sports Medicine.

Keeter and his wife Kim, have a daughter, Kennedy and a son, Kaleb who both attended NMBHS and the University of South Carolina in Columbia

During his 40 years as an athletic trainer Keeter has been chosen to serve as the athletic trainer for several all-star games and has been chosen for several state and national awards. The list of accomplishments is as follows;

North Carolina High School Athletic Trainer of the Year 1986

North Carolina East/West Football, Game Head Athletic Trainer 1987

South Carolina North/South Football Game, Head Athletic Trainer 1991

SCATA High School Committee Chair 1994-2001

South Carolina North/South Baseball Game, Head Athletic Trainer 1995

NC/SC Shrine Bowl Football Game, SC Head Athletic Trainer 1999

NATA Athletic Trainer Service Award 2004

South Carolina North/South Football Game, Head Athletic Trainer 2007

NMBHS Outstanding Senior Male Athlete Award renamed the Keeter Hayes Outstanding Senior Award 2008

South Carolina High School Athletic Trainer of the Year 2012



Assistant Athletic Trainer: Sarah Rodman, ATC

Sarah Rodman joined the North Myrtle Beach High School Athletic Training staff in the Fall of 2015. Sarah earned her Bachelor of Science degree in athletic training with a minor in Health Education from Kean University in 2015 and worked with the school’s women’s volleyball team and in the athletic rehabilitation clinic. While in school, she interned at Westfield High School and Hillside High School in New Jersey. She also works at Indigo Physical Therapy as an Athletic Trainer.