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Inside Athletics

 

Defiance College Sports Medicine features some of the finest facilities in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.  

After recent renovations were completed to the athletic facilities on the campus of Defiance College, Yellow Jackets student-athletes now have access to one of the most comprehensive departments in the region. 

Boasting three separate locations within the Defiance Athletics sports complex, the Athletic Training team makes sure the student-athletes here at Defiance College receive the best treatment possible.

The DC Athletic Training main office is located on the south side of the Karl H. Weaner Community Center. The staff also works out of athletic training rooms located within Justin F. Coressel Stadium, as well as the Duane C. Hocking Athletic Training room within the new George M. Smart Athletic Center.

Under the direction of Head Athletic Trainer Kevin Tong and Associate Athletic Trainer Kathleen Westfall, and Assistant Athletic Trainer Matt Slattman. Defiance College Athletic Training works tirelessly to make sure our student-athletes receive the highest level of care possible. 

The staff also features a comprehensive medical team that features physicians in a variety of medical specialties.

 

FULL TIME ATHLETIC TRAINING STAFF   

 
Athletic Training Links

HIPPA Information
Insurance Information
Substance Abuse Policy
Concussion Information
Sickle Cell Information
Sickle Cell Form
Visiting Team Information
SWOL Introduction Letter
Signature Form for Parents of Minors

Emergency Action Plan


Athletic Training Videos

NCAA Concussion Video 1
NCAA Concussion Video 2
NCAA Sickle Cell Video 

 
Kevin Tong

Head Athletic Trainer
Email:  ktong@defiance.edu
Telephone:  (419) 783-2340
Fax:  (419) 783-2369
BIO         

 

 

Kathleen Westfall

Associate Athletic Trainer/SWA
Clinical Education Coordinator
Email:  kwestfall@defiance.edu
Telephone:  (419) 783-2345
Fax:  (419) 783-2369
BIO 

 

 

 

 

 

Matt Slattman

Associate Athletic Trainer
Email: mslattman@defiance.edu
Fax:  (419) 783-2369

   

 

 

           
 
Santana Villarreal

Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
Email:  svillarreal@defiance.edu
Telephone:  (419) 785-2829
Fax:  (419) 783-2369

Corina Salinas

Graduate Assistant 
Email:  csalinas@defiance.edu
Telephone:  (419) 785-2829
Fax:  (419) 783-2369

     
             
             

 


 

TEAM PHYSICIANS

   
Dr. Kellee Schwitzer
Head Team Physician 
Dr. Jason Smith    
       
   
Dr. Jonathan Rohdy Dr. Gary Okuley Dr. J.D. Reeves  

 

 


 

TEAM MASSAGE THERAPIST

 
Carrie Radzik

 


 

STUDENT ATHLETIC TRAINERS

 

Michaela Bauer
(Sr.  --  Hicksville, Ohio) 
Morgan Connor
(Sr.  --  Curtice, Ohio)
Keri Hupp
(Sr.  --  Louisville, Ohio) 
Beau Massingill
(Sr.  --  Monroe, Mich.)