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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Faculty & Staff

Page address: http://ahn.mnsu.edu/athletictraining/faculty/

All Exercise Science and Sports Medicine Faculty

Intercollegiate Athletics Athletic Training website

Faculty

Sarah Downey
 

Dr. Patrick Sexton, EdD, ATR, ATC, CSCS
Professor and Director of Athletic Training Education
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Office: 1222 Highland Center
Phone: (507) 389–2092
Email: patrick.sexton@mnsu.edu
Personal Homepage: http://mavdisk.mnsu.edu/pjsatc/

Education:
Bachelor of Science - Mankato State University
Master of Science – University of Arizona
Doctor of Education – University of Minnesota

Teaching Areas:
Therapeutic Modalities
Therapeutic Exercise
Strength and conditioning
Injury/Illness Assessment
Injury/Illness Pathology
Pharmacology
Emergency Care
Clinical Education

Research Interests:
Placebo
Clinical education/instruction
Stretching
Strength and conditioning
Balance and proprioception
Accreditation
Technology
Dermatology
Therapeutic modalities
Therapeutic exercise

 

Sarah Downey
 

Dr. Theresa Mackey EdD, ATR, ATC
Associate Professor/Clinical Education Coordinator
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Office: 1220 Highland Center
Phone: (507) 389–1355
Email: theresa.mackey@mnsu.edu

Education:
Bachelor of Science - Mankato State University
Master of Science – Ball State University
Doctor of Education – Ball State University

Teaching Areas:
Introduction to Athletic Training
Injury/Illness Assessment
Injury/Illness Pathology
Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
Immediate and Emergency Care
Organization and Administration
Clinical Education
Concepts of Fitness

Research Interests:
Injury/Illness prevention
Immediate and Emergency Care
Injury Evaluation and Assessment
Strength & Conditioning
Athletic Training Education
Clinical Education/Instruction

 

Teaching Assistant

Amanda Kruse, ATR, ATC
Graduate Student / Teaching Assistant
Minnesota State University, Mankato

E-mail: amanda.kruse@mnsu.edu

 

Graduate Assistant Preceptors

Chad Brinkman, ATR, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer Football
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Alexandra Hartman, ATR, ATC
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer

Sara Montee, ATR, ATC
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
Minnesota State University, Mankato


 Blake Pollema, ATR, ATC
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
Minnesota State University, Mnakato

 

Courtney Ferry, ATC
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Kedryn Orrison, ATC
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Clinical Interests:
Lower Extremity Injuries and Rehabilitation
Psychological Aspects of Sport Injuries

 
 

 

 

Athletic Training Preceptors

Sarah Downey
 

Mr. Jeff Chambers, MS, ATR, ATC, CSCS
Assistant Athletic Trainer 
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Education:
Bachelor of Science – University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Master of Arts – University of Northern Colorado

Sport Coverage Areas:
Direct and coordinate health care for all student-athletes Football, Men’s Basketball, Men’s and Women’s Golf

 

Matt Schmidt, MS, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Minnesota State University, Mankato

 

Sarah Downey
 

Ms. Sarah Downey, MS, ATR, ATC, CSCS
Acting Head Athletic Trainer
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Education:
Bachelor of Science – Iowa State University
Master of Science – University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse

Sport Coverage Areas:
Women’s Soccer
Women’s Swimming and Diving

Clinical Interests:
Graston

 

None at this Time
Athletic Trainer - Mankato Loyola High School
Orthopaedic and Fracture Clinic/Mankato Loyola Catholoc Schools

 

Sarah Downey
 

Mr. Troy Hoehn, ATR, ATC, CSCS
Head Athletic Trainer - Mankato East High School
Orthopaedic and Fracture Clinic/Mankato East High School

Education:
Bachelor of Science - Mankato State University

Sport Coverage Areas:
Provide care for the prevention, recognition, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries in all sports at the high school.

Clinical Interests:
Concussion management
Youth and Secondary School aged student-athletes

 

Amy Bond, ATR, ATC
Athletic Trainer - Orthopaedic and Fracture Clinic/Mankato East High School

 

Darrin Jass, PT
Physical Therapist 
Orthopaedic and Fracture Clinic Back Care Center

 

Amanda Kruse, ATR, ATC
Athletic Trainer - Orthopaedic and Fracture Clinic/Mankato West High School

Randy Palmer, ATR, ATC
Athletic Trainer - Orthopaedic and Fracture Clinic/Mankato West High School

 
 

Paul Osterman, ATR, ATC
Head Athletic Trainer
Bethany Lutheran College

 

Cailey Servais, MS, ATR, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Bethany Lutheran College

 

Physician Preceptors

Todd Kanzenbach, MD (ATEP Medical Director)
Student Health Services

 

Randall Hurd, MD
Student Health Services

 

Jesse Botker, MD
Orthopaedic and Fracture Clinic

 

Scott Stevens, MD
Orthopaedic and Fracture Clinic

 

Steve Curtis, MD
Orthopaedic and Fracture Clinic

 

James Nack, DPM
Mankato Clinic

 

Chaun Cox, MD
Mayo Clinic Health Systems – Northridge Clinic