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, clinical 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

Ethan Simpson, MS, ATC, CSCS, TSAC-F - Asst. Athletic Trainer

Tahmineh Tolentino, MS, ATC - Asst. Athletic Trainer

Brady Och, MS, ATC - Asst. Athletic Trainer


Team Physicians

James Spiegel, MD – Co-Team Physician

Michael Lim, MD - Co-Team Physician

Scott Merlo, PA-C


Concussion Consultant

Jacob Benford, MD



Jacky Ernst-Smith