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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.

Athletic Training Forms:

Substance Abuse Policy         SWOL Introduction Letter
Concussion Information   Signature Form for Parents of Minors
Sickle Cell Information    Emergency Action Plan
Sickle Cell Form   Visiting Team Information



Full-Time Athletic Training Staff

Kevin Tong
Head Athletic Trainer 
Telephone: (419) 783-2369
  Kathleen Westfall
Associate Athletic Trainer/SWA
Clinical Education Coordinator
Telephone: (419) 783-2345
  Matt Slattman
Assistant Athletic Trainer 
Telephone: (419) 783-2433
Santana Villarreal
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer 
Telephone: (419) 785-2829
  Corina Salinas
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer 
Telephone: (419) 783-2369






Dr. Jason Smith

Head Team Physician





Dr. Kellee Schweitzer

Team Physician




Dr. Jonathan Rohdy



Dr. Gary Okuley




Dr. J.D. Reeves





 Team Massage Therapist 


Carrie Radzik