Kayla O’Connell


Certified Athletic Trainer

Catoctin High School

Kayla O’Connell joined Pivot in July 2020. She is a Certified Athletic Trainer at Catoctin High School and the Pivot Physical Therapy Clinic in Emmitsburg, MD. Kayla is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. Kayla is also a M1 Graston Provider, certified in Level 1 Functional Movement Screen assessment, and is an ImPACT Trained Athletic Trainer. She has experience in numerous high school settings and spent a semester working with the University of Michigan Football team. 

Kayla is a Frederick native and she went to Shenandoah University, graduating in 2019 with her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and in 2020 with her Master of Science in Athletic Training. Kayla played softball at Shenandoah while completing her Bachelor’s degree. 

When not at work, Kayla enjoys going to the beach, spending time with her family and friends, reading, and anything Disney!