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Athletic Training Services: Visiting Team Information

Athletic training full time staff/faculty/clinical educators


BarclayBarclay Dugger, M.Ed., ATC, LAT
Coordinator of Athletic Training Services
rdugger@spfldcol.edu
Faculty (413) 748-3650
WayneWayne Rodrigues, M.Ed., ATC, LAT
Coordinator of Athletic Injury Rehabilitation
wrodrigu@spfldcol.edu
Faculty (413) 748-3188
MaryMary Barnum, Ed.D., M.Ed., ATC, LAT
Athletic Training Education Program Director
mbarnum@spfldcol.edu
Faculty (413) 748-3763
SueSue Guyer, D.P.E., ATC, LAT
Coordinator of Clinical Education
mguyer@spfldcol.edu
Faculty (413) 748-3404
Tom Tom Dodge, Ph.D. ATC, LAT, CSCS
Assistant Athletic Trainer
tdodge@spfldcol.edu
Faculty (413) 748-3563

Graduate Teaching Fellow Athletic Trainers

  • Elizabeth Dahlmann, ATC, LAT
  • Emily Hildebrand, ATC, LAT
  • Liz Macrum, ATC, LAT
  • Aimee Pascale, ATC, LAT
  • Samantha Streit MS, ATC, LAT
  • Brett Winston, ATC LAT

Team Physicians

Mark Kenton, MD
A physician will be present at all football games.

Services Available:

Staff Coverage:
A Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) will be on site at all contests or within the athletic facility for matches/meets involving Springfield College athletic teams. All hosted post-season play and championships will have a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) on site.

Athletic Training Room:
Located in the Physical Education Complex, lower level. Pre-event taping and wrapping will be performed provided visiting team notifies our staff 24 hours in advance and provide all supplies needed. To contact the AT staff, call (413)748-3406.

Treatments:
Ice packs, ice cups, and ice baths are available upon request. Modalities such as, Hydrocollator packs, Whirlpools, Ultrasound and Electric Stimulation may be utilized by the Certified Athletic Trainer traveling with the team.

IF NO CERTIFIED ATHLETIC TRAINER TRAVELS WITH THE TEAM, A WRITTEN PRESCRIPTION FROM A PHYSICIAN, OR A NOTE FROM THE ATC, MUST BE PRESENTED TO THE SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE ATHLETIC TRAINING STAFF FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF HEAT MODALITIES, WRAPPINGS AND TAPINGS. SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE ATHLETIC TRAINING STAFF WILL NOT TREAT ANY VISITING ATHLETES WITH ELECTRIC MODIALIES.

Local Hospitals:

Mercy Medical Center
271 Carew Street
Springfield, MA 01104
(413) 748 – 9000
Bay State Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
(413) 794 - 0000


Local Out Patient Urgent Care Facility
Family Care Medical Center
1515 Allen St.
Springfield, MA 01118
(413) 783-9114

The host ATC will provide directions as needed to these medical centers.

Contest Set-up and Supplies

Equipment:
Ice, plastic bags, coolers and splint kits are standard set-up supplies. Crutches, knee immobilizers, slings, spinal immobilization equipment are on hand for emergencies. Immediate care supplies may be loaned to visiting injured athletes when necessary.

Water:
Water is a standard set-up at all events.
Outdoor events have water pipe and/or fountain, at locations where these are not available coolers of water will be set up, along with water bottles as needed.
Indoor events will have water coolers set up and cups or water bottles will be available as needed.

EMS:
An Ambulance is available as needed, and is in attendance at all Varsity and Junior Varsity Football games. For contests other than Football the host ATC will assist you in activating EMS.

When a Springfield College Team Travels to Host School/Site

* When our team arrives at your campus, the student-athletes that need assistance will check in with the host ATC. Each team will come prepared with the athletic training supplies needed. The head coach will have each athlete’s emergency information. Teams that travel with an ATC are Varsity Football, Junior Varsity Football and Men’s Lacrosse. We will contact the host athletic trainers 24 hours in advance of the contest to inform them about the needs of our team traveling to their school. The Springfield College Athletic Training staff thanks you in advance for providing athletic training services to our teams.

Sickle Cell Trait Testing


In January, 2013, the NCAA passed legislation requiring sickle cell trait testing for all incoming student-athletes beginning in the fall of 2013. All new (including transfer student-athletes) will have to show proof of sickle cell testing or sign a waiver for sickle cell testing. Returning student-athletes are required to have this done by fall 2014 but we are asking that everyone get this done as soon as possible.

Below are the following forms:
Phone numbers for the newborn testing center in each state

Verification of testing form

Information on getting results and/or getting tested

Testing Waiver

If you have any questions, please contact the compliance officer, Kiki Jacobs, or head athletic trainer, Barclay Dugger.

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