Athletic Training/Sports Medicine Staff

Athletic training is practiced by Certified Athletic Trainers (ATC), health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to optimize activity and participation of patients and clients. Athletic training encompasses the prevention, diagnosis, and intervention of emergency, acute, and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations, and disabilities


Certified Athletic Trainers

Primrose H. Pisares, MS, ATC - Head Athletic Trainer

Caitlin Dios, MS, ATC - Staff Athletic Trainer, Sports Medicine Intern Program Coordinator, Off-campus medical liaison 

Katy Sanfilippo, MS, ATC, CSCS- Staff Athletic Trainer, EMR contact

Kylie Sakino, ATC - Graduate Assistant Staff Athletic Trainer, on-campus medical liaison, physicals coordinator


Team Physicians

James Spiegel, MD – Head Team Physician

Thomas Welle, DO -  Associate Team Physician

Scott Merlo, PA-C

Concussion Specialist

Jacob Benford, MD


Jacky Ernst-Smith