Athletic Training Program, Class of 2013-2014

Brandon Hentkowski MS, ATC

Brandon is originally from Posen, Michigan and earned his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Alma College in 2011. Brandon obtained his Master of Science in Exercise Physiology with a concentration in Athletic Training from Kent State University. During his time there he taught undergraduate courses and labs for both the Exercise Science and Athletic Training Education departments and completed research on intrinsic foot muscle strength and exercises for chronic ankle instability. In addition to teaching he also provided coverage to the Akron marathon and various other high school tournaments, camps and sporting events. Brandon is excited about the opportunity to continue his education as the Steadman Clinic and learn as much as possible from the physicians and staff while there. He is also very active in his spare time and is looking forward to hiking and biking in the mountains as well as learning to snowboard/ski in Colorado.

Chelsea Schneider M.Ed, ATC

Born and raised in Minnesota, Chelsea graduated with her Bachelor of Science Degree in Athletic Training from Minnesota State University, Mankato in 2008. After undergraduate school, she spent nearly two years working as a physician extender in Edina, MN with a private orthopedic practice. Wanting to continue her education, she headed back to school and was a graduate assistant athletic trainer with the Women's rowing and Men's and Women's tennis teams at the University of Minnesota from Fall 2011-Spring 2013. She graduated with her Masters of Education in Applied Kinesiology with an emphasis in sport psychology. In her spare time she enjoys snowboarding, camping, staying fit, and any outdoor activities with good friends. Chelsea is beyond excited for the year in Colorado and can't wait to continue her education surrounded by talented physicians, athletic trainers, and MD fellows.

Chris Raymond MS, ATC, CES

Chris was born in Pennsylvania, but spent the majority of his childhood growing up in Austin, Texas. He received his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from SUNY Cortland, located in Cortland, New York. Chris then moved to San Marcos, Texas to serve as the Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer for the NCAA Division I baseball team at Texas State University. Chris taught classes within the department of health and human performance and performed research on high intensity occlusion training. He graduated with a Master's of Science Degree in Athletic training in the spring of 2013. He is excited for this opportunity in Vail, CO at The Steadman Clinic. Chris enjoys spending time with friends and family as well as exploring the outdoors. He also enjoys playing competitive sports with friends as well as running. Chris is excited to continue expanding his knowledge and develop as a professional at The Steadman Clinic.

Christina Bourbeau MS, ATC

Christina grew up in Manchester, New Hampshire. She studied at Keene State College in Keene, NH where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training in May 2010. After undergraduate studies, Christina became a graduate assistant at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa where she worked as the Head Athletic Trainer for the UH Army ROTC and taught undergraduate Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science courses. Christina earned her Master's of Science degree in Advanced Athletic Training in May 2012. Her Master's thesis was a biomechanical study of lower extremity overuse injuries with regard to running gait among Army cadets. After receiving her Master's degree in Hawaii, she relocated to southern California for a year where she worked as an athletic trainer for SOKA University of America and Orange High School. Christina raced on the Keene State Owl's track team throughout college and she still holds the college record in the pole vault. She enjoys challenging herself with triathlons and her favorite activities are snowboarding, painting, surfing, and scuba diving. She is looking forward to exploring Coloardo and working with everyone at the Steadman Clinic.

Danielle Lewis MA, ATC

Danielle was born and raised in Michigan. She attended Michigan State University and received a Bachelor's Degree in Athletic Training. During her time at Michigan State she worked with Spartan athletics in football, volleyball, and was named Head of Sport for track and cross country her senior year. Upon graduation, she completed a Master's of Arts Degree with a specialization in human performance and sports at Regis University in Denver, CO. At Regis she worked with Women's basketball, softball and volleyball. Danielle is delighted to be in Vail and work aside exceptional physicians and staff while exploring Colorado's beautiful landscape.

Nate Foot MEd, ATC

Nate is originally from Red Wing, Minnesota. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Athletic Training at the University of Vermont in 2012. He recently completed his Master's Degree in Kinesiology - Sports Medicine at the University of Virginia. During his 13 months at the University of Virginia Nate worked as the Athletic Trainer for the UVA Men's Tennis Team, who completed an undefeated season by winning the 2013 National Championship. Nate also conducted research on drop landing performance following ACL reconstruction during this time. He is excited to hike and ski and is looking forward to this great opportunity to broaden his clinical knowledge at the Steadman Clinic.

Patrick Deal MS, ATC, PES

Originally from New Jersey, Patrick received his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from James Madison University in 2010. Following his undergraduate studies he served as an Intern Athletic Trainer for The College of New Jersey where he assisted in providing athletic training services to all 18-varsity teams. After completing his internship he went on to earn his Master's of Science in Physical Education with a concentration in Athletic Training. During his two years as a graduate assistant, Patrick worked with the USC cross country and track and field program and the university recreation center. Patrick also served as a teaching assistant and lab instructor for several undergraduate athletic training classes and the graduate gross anatomy class. He conducted research on various types of muscular stretching, specifically focused on the hamstrings. Patrick enjoys keeping active by running and playing soccer in his spare time, he is also looking forward to exploring the Rocky Mountains and continuing his education at The Steadman Clinic.

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