Under the direction of Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine Adam Pecina, MEd, ATC, and under the supervision of team physicians and orthopedic surgeons, the staff athletic trainers at the United States Naval Academy are committed to providing and facilitating the health care of the student-athletes. The staff collaborates with these and other medical providers, team coaches, and staff to optimize the physical performance of the student-athletes.
The profession of Athletic Training encompasses the prevention, diagnosis, and intervention of emergency, acute, and chronic medical conditions. The staff athletic trainers at the United States Naval Academy are health care professionals who hold Bachelor's and Master's degrees, are certified by a national board, the Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer, and are licensed by the State of Maryland's Board of Physician's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
There are four principal athletic training rooms and six satellite facilities at the disposal of the Naval Academy staff. In addition, there are several fully staffed medical clinics on the grounds of the Naval Academy, including orthopedic, dental, physical therapy, optometry and general medical clinics.
Visiting team athletic training services: For most competitions the sideline set-up will consist of coolers of water, chests of injury ice, sleeves of cups, and emergency care supplies. For additional sport specific information, please contact the athletic trainer listed below for the respective sport.
|Athletic Training Staff|
|Adam Pecina, MEd, ATC||Associate A.D. for Sports Medicine||M. Basketballfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Jim Berry, MA, ATC||Asst. A.D. for Sports Medicine||Head Footballemail@example.com|
|Dee Jones, MS, ATC||Asst. A.D. for Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation||Footballfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Gretchen Benz, MEd, ATC||Athletic Trainer||Baseball, M. Socceremail@example.com|
|Gregg Calhoon, MS, ATC||Athletic Trainer||W. Basketball, W. Soccerfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Joe English, MS, ATC||Athletic Trainer||Boxing, Club Sports, Rowing, M. Tennisemail@example.com|
|Heather Mohler, MS, ATC||Athletic Trainer||Cross Country, Track & Fieldfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Matt Ludwig, MS, ATC||Athletic Trainer||Football, M. Lacrosseemail@example.com|
|Loren Shipley, MS, ATC||Athletic Trainer||W. Lacrosse, Sprint Footballfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Erin Variano, MS, ATC||Athletic Trainer||Football, Swimming, Wrestlingemail@example.com|
|2016-17 Athletic Training Intern Staff|
|Team Physicians & Consultants||Name||Position|
|John Wilckens, M.D.||Orthopedic Surgeon|
|Lance LeClere, M.D.||Orthopedic Surgeon|
|Scott Pyne, M.D.||Team Physician|
|Robert A. Waltz, MD||Orthopedic Surgeon|
|Jessica Mohler, Psy. D.||Clinical Sports Psychologist|
|Edward McDevitt, M.D.||Orthopedic Surgeon|
Emergency Action Plans for
Facilities and Fields
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Glenn Warner Soccer Facility
Halsey Field House
Wesley Brown Field House
Cross Country, W. Lacrosse, Sailing, Sprint Football, Track & Field, Volleyball