Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Rickie Atkins received a B.S. in Athletic Training and a B.S. in Physical Education at George Mason University. Mr. Atkins’ professional career is deeply rooted in public service. For 24 years, Mr. Atkins had served as a Firefighter and Paramedic with Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department. Mr. Atkins served 27 years in the military as a combat medic & diesel technician from 1980 – 2007. In addition he served in Operation Desert shield /Desert storm In Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. Mr. Atkins received numerous medals, awards and commendations, Navy unit commendation, Meritorious unit commendation w/bronze star, Good conduct medal, National Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Armed Forced Reserve Medal, Kuwait liberation medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Commendation Medal, 2 certificate of commendation for operation desert storm. In 2014 Mr. Atkins received the Fairfax County Valor Award lifesaving CPR.
He currently holds the position as Head Athletic Trainer at Dominion High School in Loudoun County, Virginia.