Vanderbilt Orthopaedics

Certified Athletic Trainers

Nashville

Cool Springs

Bone & Joint Franklin

Belmont University Athletics

Vanderbilt University Athletics

 


Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute


Mitch Bellamy, MS, ATC
Mitch is the Assistant Director of Sports Medicine & Athletic Training. He has extensive experience as an athletic trainer at Marshall and Belmont universities. Mitch holds a B.S. in athletic training from East Tennessee State University and a master's from Virginia Tech.

 

Haley Brochu, MSA, ATC
Haley holds a B.S in Athletic Training from Mercyhurst College and a M.S.A in Sport Administration from Belmont University. Haley provides athletic training coverage for University School of Nashville and works in Vanderbilt’s outpatient rehab clinic.

 

Erin Butler, ATC
Erin holds B.S. degrees in athletic training and exercise physiology from Ohio University. She provides sports medicine coverage for Hillwood High School and treats patients in our outpatient physical therapy clinic.

 

Tina Cole, ATC, LAT
Tina is a certified athletic trainer that joined the Vanderbilt Sports Medicine staff in 1998.   She received her B.S. from UT Martin in 1998. Tina currently serves as a clinical athletic trainer and the assistant manager of patient access.
 
 

Barbara Edwards, M.Ed., ATC
Barbara is a certified athletic trainer with a B.S. in athletic training from Troy University. She earned her master's in exercise science from Auburn in 2005.  She provides sports medicine coverage for Harpeth High School and treats patients in our outpatient physical therapy clinic.


Peter Elliott, ATC
Peter earned his B.S. in Athletic Training from the University of Vermont in 2010. He provides athletic training coverage for McGavock High School and treats patients at the Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute Rehabilitation clinic.
 


Niki Harvey, ATC
Niki has been certified athletic trainer at Vanderbilt Sports Medicine since 2009  She earned her B.S. in athletic training from Concord University in 2004. Niki provides athletic training services to McGavock High School and treats patients in the outpatient physical therapy clinic.

 

Micah Holland, M.S.
Micah has earned a B.S. and M.S. in athletic training and has experience in collegiate and professional settings. He is a member of the Special Events Team and provides sports medicine services to Hunters Lane High School.

 


Michelle Johnson, ATC
Michelle is a certified athletic trainer with a B.S. in exercise science from Belmont. She earned her M.S. in Health Promotion from MTSU in 2001. Michelle provides sports medicine coverage for Overton High School and treats patients in our outpatient physical therapy clinic.
 

Adam Lewis, ATC
Adam is a licensed and certified athletic trainer with a M.S. in Sport Management from MTSU, where he provided athletic training duties for the school's athletics teams. He is a Vanderbilt clinical outreach athletic trainer and provides sports medicine coverage for Antioch High School.

 

Anne Louise McDonald, ATC
Anne Louise is a graduate of Penn State University. She was the athletic trainer for the Women's Basketball Final Four team in 1993 and the women's NCAA Regional Championship tennis team in 1996. Anne Louise sees patients in our outpatient physical therapy clinic.
 

Teresa Pritchett, MHRD, ATC
Teresa holds a B. S. in exercise science from Middle Tennessee State University and completed graduate studies in human resources at Clemson University. She was previously Head Athletic Trainer at UNC Asheville. Teresa provides outreach coverage for Glencliff High School.
 

John Purdy, ATC
Following 22 years in the Army as an airborne ranger, which included two Vietnam combat tours, John has been a certified athletic trainer for 27 years at the high school, university, NFL and Olympic levels. John sees sports and total joint patients in our outpatient physical therapy clinic.
 

Dawn Thomas, MA, ATC
Dawn holds a B.S. in Health and Human Performance from UT Martin and a M.A. in kinesiology and sport studies from East Tennessee State University. Dawn provides outreach coverage for Hume-Fogg Academic and Martin Luther King, Jr. Magnet High Schools and treats patients in our outpatient physical therapy clinic.
 

Kim Walter, M.Ed., ATC
Kim holds a B.S. in health management from Southeast Missouri State University and a M. Ed. from Belmont University. Kim provides athletic training coverage for Stratford High School and is the Clinical Coordinator for the Special Events Management Team.

 

Sheena White, MS, ATC
Sheena holds a B.S. in human performance and sports science from Tennessee State University and a M.S. in Kinesiology from University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. She is a former clinic-outreach athletic trainer for the Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine.  Sheena  provides outreach coverage for Pearl Cohn High School.
 

Austin Williams, ATC
Austin earned a B.S. in Athletic Training from MTSU in 2010. He has experience in high school, college and professional levels. He sees patients in the outpatient physical therapy clinic and provides athletic training services for Hillsboro High School.

 

Bridgette Wolfensperger, MSA, ATC
Bridgette is a certified athletic trainer who holds a Master’s in Sports Administration from Belmont University. Bridgette works with Vanderbilt Sports Medicine's Outreach program, providing medical coverage to East Literature High School.

 
 

Eric Williams, ATC
Eric joined the Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute in 2007. He previously worked with Tennessee State University's athletic department as an athletic trainer and instructor. Eric sees patients in the VOI physical therapy clinic and travels with our doctors to off-site clinics in Kentucky.
 


Vanderbilt Orthopaedics at Cool Springs

 
Jonathan Vieira, MS, ATC
Jonathan holds a B.S. from Samford and an M.S. from Mississippi State. He sees patients in the Cool Springs outpatient physical therapy clinic and provides athletic training services for Nashville Christian School. 


 


Vanderbilt Bone & Joint Franklin

Jake Anderson, M.S., ATC, OTC
Jake is the ATC/OTC Physician Extender for Colin Looney, M.D. He earned his M.S. in Sports Medicine from Georgia State University in 2009. Jake has worked in recreational, high school, collegiate and professional athletics. He was fellowship-trained as an ATC Physician Extender and OTC Surgical First Assistant at Emory.
 

Alexis Boorde, B.S.
Alexis has a degree in Athletic Training from Florida Southern College, where she also played basketball. She provides athletic training coverage at Franklin High School.
 

 

Tim Hoskins, ATC
Tim is the assistant manager of Sports Medicine at Vanderbilt Bone & Joint. Tim oversees sports medicine operations for Williamson County and the Vanderbilt Bone and Joint clinic. Tim is a seasoned athletic trainer and has worked in professional, collegiate, recreational and high school settings. He is a past recipient of the Joe Worden Professional/Clinical Athletic Trainer of the year award.

Jay Moore, M.S.
Jay holds a bachelor of science in athletic training from Union University. He graduated from Austin Peay State University in 2011 with a master's degree in health and human performance. He provides outreach coverage at Brentwood High School.



Meg Stockham, M.S.
Meg holds a B.S. and a Masters in Exercise Physiology from Auburn. She is an experienced athletic trainer who has worked with high school, collegiate, and recreational athletes. She provides outreach coverage at Summit High School.

 

LeighAnne Schlichte, MSA, ATC, LAT
LeighAnne holds a B.S. in Athletic Training from Marquette University and a M.S.A. in Sport Administration from Belmont University. She provides athletic training coverage for Page High School.



Lyndsay Sullivan, ATC
Lyndsay is new to the Vanderbilt family. As the former athletic trainer for Ravenwood High School, Lyndsay is now in a physician extender role at Vanderbilt Bone and Joint. She assists Dr. Ronald Derr in the clinic on a daily basis to better facilitate patient care, communication, and education.


Seth Woodard, M.Ed.
Seth holds a bachelor’s degree in athletic training and a master’s in biology education from the University of Alabama. He has served as an athletic trainer and biology teacher at high school and college levels and provides outreach coverage at Ravenwood High School.
 


 Belmont University Athletics

Kim Anderson, MSA, ATC
Kim  is an assistant athletic trainer who covers Belmont women's basketball. She graduated from Gardner-Webb University in 2003 with a B.S. in athletic training and earned a master's degree in sports administration from Mississippi State University.

Kelly Bachus, MS, ATC
Kelly is the primary trainer for the volleyball program at Belmont. Bachus also oversees athletic training for the softball team. She holds a bachelor's in kinesiology and exercise science and a certificate in athletic training from the University of Wisconsin. She earned her master's degree in 2004 and was an assistant athletic trainer for Mississippi State Univeristy Athletics.

Megan Goerlinger, ATC
Megan is an assistant athletic trainer covering women's soccer and women's tennis. She earned her bachelor's degree in athletic training from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. She has experience with women's gymnastics, wrestling, men's and women's swimming and diving, men's and women's track and field, and men's and women's basketball, volleyball and football.

Paul Malloy, MS, ATC
Paul is the head athletic trainer for Belmont. He oversees injury maintenance and rehab for men's basketball, cross country and track. He holds a B.S. in exercise and sports science/athletic training from Penn State and a master's in exercise physiology/athletic training from the University of Pittsburgh. He also has experience as an athletic trainer for NFL Europe.


Vanderbilt University Athletics

Tom Bossung, M.Ed., ATC
Tom is Vanderbilt's head athletic trainer and supports the football team. He holds an undergraduate degree from Indiana State University and finished his graduate education at Vanderbilt.
 



Tracy Campbell, M.S., ATC
Tracy is an assistant athletic trainer who supports the football and men's tennis teams. She holds an undergraduate degree from James Madison University and finished her graduate education at Belmont.


 

Shannon Gordon, M.S., ATC
Shannon is an assistant athletic trainer who supports cheerleading and men's basketball teams. He holds an undergraduate degree from Indiana State University and finished his graduate education at Indiana University.

 

 
Chris Ham, MSA, ATC, NASM-CES
Chris is an assistant athletic trainer who supports the baseball program. He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois and finished his graduate education at Belmont.


 

Michele Loftis, M.A., ATC
Michele is an assistant athletic trainer and clinical coordinator who supports the women's basketball program. She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska-Omaha and finished her graduate education at the University of Idaho.
 

 

Mollie Malone, M.Ed, ATC
Mollie is an assistant athletic trainer and assistant manager who supports the men's and women's golf programs. She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of South Alabama and finished her graduate education at Vanderbilt.

 

Sara Melby, M.A., ATC
Sara is an assistant athletic trainer who supports the women's soccer program. She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of North Dakota and finished her graduate education at Marshall University.
 


Justin Wenzel, M.A., ATC
Justin is an assistant athletic trainer and clinical coordinator who supports the football program. He holds an undergraduate degree from Grand Valley State University and finished his graduate education at Furman University.



Kerry Wilbar, M.Ed, ATC, NASM-PES
Kerry is an assistant athletic trainer who supports the women's track and cross country programs. She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Miami (FL) and finished her graduate education at Temple University.

 

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