Athletic Trainers

For more information on athletic training at Henry Ford Health System, contact Christina Eyers, Director of Athletic Training & Community Outreach at (313) 651-1915.

Choose one of our athletic trainers to learn more about:

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    Beck Brent

    Brent Beck, MAT, AT, ATC, CSCS, CES, CPT

    Brent received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Valparaiso University and his Master of Athletic Training from Manchester University. He is a National Strength and Conditioning Association certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS), a National Academy of Sports Medicine certified corrective exercise specialist (CES), and an American College of Sports Medicine certified personal trainer (CPT). In addition, he holds Functional Movement Screening (FMS) Level 1 and Graston Technique M1 certifications.

    Employed by Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) since 2018, Brent is currently assigned to Lawrence Technological University.

    Prior to HFHS, Brent provided sports medicine services to Grace College & Seminary, and personal training services to DePuy-Synthes Joint Reconstruction and Fox Valley Park District.

    Brent can be reached by email.

    Benedict Chris

    Chris Benedict, AT, ATC

    Chris received his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Grand Valley State University.

    Employed by Henry Ford Allegiance Health (HFAH) since 2017, Chris is currently assigned to Spring Arbor University.

    Prior to HFAH, Chris provided athletic training services to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, the Jersey Surf World Class Drum and Bugle Corps and the Lansing United women’s team of the United Women’s Soccer League.

    Chris can be reached by email. 

    Marloes Blokdijk, MA, AT, ATC, PES, FMS

    Marloes received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Eastern Michigan University and her Master of Arts in Sports Administration from Wayne State University. She is a National Academy of Sports Medicine certified performance enhancement specialist (PES) and functional movement specialist (FMS).

    Employed by Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) since 2000, Marloes is currently assigned to Lawrence Technological University. Previous assignments include providing athletic training services to Brother Rice High School, rehabilitation services to William Clay Ford Center for Athletic Medicine in Detroit and marketing and performance enhancement assistance to the HFHS orthopedic department.

    Marloes can be reached by email.

    Brock David

    David Brock, AT, ATC

    David received his Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine from Central Michigan University. He is an American Red Cross certified CPR and Basic Life Support Instructor.

    Employed by Henry Ford Allegiance Health (HFAH) since 2016, David is currently assigned to Spring Arbor University.

    Prior to HFAH, David provided sports and rehabilitation services to Northwest High School and to the United States Olympic committee training facilities in both Colorado and San Diego.

    David can be reached by email.

    Canterbury Katelyn

    Katelyn Canterbury, BS, AT, ATC

    Katelyn received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic from Adrian College.

    Employed by Henry Ford Allegiance Health since 2018, Katelyn is assigned to Concord High School and Jackson College. Prior to HFAH, Aaron provided athletic training services to Siena Heights University, Hillsdale High School and Hillsdale College.

    Katelyn can be reached by email.

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    Kimberly Collier, MS, AT, ATC

    Kimberly received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Slippery Rock University and her Master of Science in Athletic Training from the University of Kentucky.

    Employed by Henry Ford Health System since 2012, Kimberly is currently assigned to the University of Michigan - Dearborn (UMD) and serves as Supervisor of Athletic Training within the department. In 2017, she created the Drug Education and Testing Program for UMD. In addition, she has served as the co-chair of the Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference Athletic Training Committee since 2016.

    Kimberly can be reached by email.

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    Taylor Cutajar, MS, AT, ATC, CSCS, CES, PES

    Taylor received his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Western Michigan University and his Master of Science in Athletic Training from Ohio University. He holds additional credentials as a National Strength and Conditioning Association certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS), corrective exercise specialist and a National Academy of Sports Medicine performance enhancement specialist (PES).

    Employed by Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) since 2017, Taylor is currently assigned to Lawrence Technological University, where he oversees the healthcare of the Blue Devils football team

    Prior to HFHS, Taylor provided athletic training services to North Carolina State University, the Detroit Lions, Ohio University, the Cleveland Browns and Western Michigan University

    Taylor can be reached by email.

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    Dayna Elenis, AT, ATC, LMT

    Dayna received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine from Central Michigan University. She is a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) through Irene's Myomassology Institute

    Employed by Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) since 2009, Dayna is currently assigned to Bloomfield Hills High School. Previous assignments include providing athletic training services to Detroit Country Day Schools, Dearborn Crestwood High School and Henry Ford Rehabilitation – Columbus Rehab & Athletic Medicine

    Prior to HFHS, Dayna provided athletic training services to Camp Pendleton School of Infantry and volunteered with the Special Olympics Michigan

    Dayna can be reached by email.

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    Christina Eyers, Ed.D., AT, ATC

    Christina received her Bachelor of Science in Movement Science from the University of Michigan, her Master of Arts in Health Studies from the University of Alabama and her Doctor of Education from Central Michigan University.

    Employed by Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) since 2011, Christina is currently the Director of Athletic Training and Community Outreach for the Orthopaedic Service Line. Previous assignments include working with collegiate athletes at the University of Michigan, University of Alabama, Saginaw Valley State University and Central Michigan University; intramural and recreational athletes at Central Michigan University; and youth soccer athletes through the U.S. Olympic Development Program.

    Prior to HFHS, Christina was a faculty member of Central Michigan University and Saginaw Valley State University.

    Christina can be reached by email.

    Fleming Kevin

    Kevin Fleming, MA, MBA, AT, ATC

    Kevin received his Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education and Athletic Training, his Master of Arts in Curriculum Development and Exercise Science from the University of Iowa and his MBA in Healthcare Administration and Marketing from St. Ambrose University. Kevin is a Michigan High School Athletic Association certified skinfold assessor, CPR instructor and brains and balance specialist.

    Employed by Henry Ford Allegiance Health (HFAH) since 2014, Kevin is currently assigned to Hanover-Horton schools. Prior to HFAH, Kevin worked with Physiotherapy Associates in Battle Creek and provided services to Union City Schools.

    Kevin can be reached by email.

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    Michelle Gambino-Gorney MA, AT, ATC

    Michelle received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine from Central Michigan University and her Master of Arts in Sports Performance from Ball State University.

    Employed by Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) since 2015, Michelle is currently assisting our sports medicine physicians with patient care at Henry Ford Medical Center - Bloomfield and Henry Ford Medical Center - Columbus, and supports community outreach by assisting with coverage at our area’s schools.

    Prior to HFHS, Michelle provided athletic training services to Ball State University’s intercollegiate women’s soccer team and assisted with coverage for their swimming and diving team.

    Michelle can be reached by email.

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    Alex Garland, AT, ATC

    Alex received his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Central Michigan University.

    Employed by Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) since 2016, Alex is currently assigned to the Detroit Pistons. Previous assignments include providing sports medicine care to the Detroit City Football Club, St. Clair Shores Fighting Saints and Lakeview High School.

    Prior to HFHS, Alex was a Henry Ford intern providing athletic training services to Macomb Community College, Henry Ford Medical Center - Lakeside and Henry Ford Medical Center - Columbus.

    Alex can be reached by email.

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    Brianna Gauna, MA, AT, ATC

    Brianna received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Western Michigan University and her Master of Arts in Sports Administration from Wayne State University. She is certified in Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization and has completed her CrossFit Level 1 certification.

    Employed by Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) since 2019, Brianna is currently assigned to Detroit City Football Club. 

    Prior to being employed by HFHS, Brianna was a graduate assistant athletic trainer providing sports medicine services to Wayne State University’s football and men and women's fencing teams. She also completed an internship at Western Michigan University working with the softball and men's soccer teams.

    Brianna can be reached by email

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    Halstead Rebecca

    Rebecca Halstead, LAT, ATC

    Rebecca received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and a Pre-Medicine minor from Grand Canyon University. She is an American Heart Association certified CPR and basic life support instructor.

    Employed by Henry Ford Allegiance Health (HFAH) since 2017, Rebecca is currently assigned to Michigan Center High School. Prior to her arrival at HFAH, Rebecca provided athletic training services to Desert Ridge High School and Dobson High School in Arizona.

    Rebecca can be reached by email.

    Harmon Suzanne

    Suzanne Harmon, MA, AT, ATC

    Suzanne received her Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine and Athletic Training from Eastern Michigan University and her Master of Arts in Educational Administration with a Higher Education emphasis from University of Missouri at Kansas City.

    Employed by Henry Ford Allegiance Health (HFAH) since 2018, Suzanne is the supervisor of sports medicine. She is also an adjunct professor for Adrian College, where she has been a preceptor since 2008.

    Prior to HFAH, Suzanne provided athletic training services to Siena Heights University, Tecumseh High School, Clinton High School and Hillsdale College. She was also an adjunct professor at Hillsdale College from 1998 to 2000.

    Suzanne can be reached by email.

    Lane Kelly

    Kelly Lane, AT, ATC, LMT

    Kelly received her Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Kinesiology and a specialization in Athletic Training from Michigan State University. She is a certified licensed massage therapist (LMT) from Lansing Community College.

    Employed by Henry Ford Allegiance Health since 2006, Kelly is currently assigned to Springport High School.

    Kelly can be reached by email. 

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    Trevor Lopez, AT, ATC, CGFI-L1

    Trevor received his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Adrian College. He is a Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) certified level one gold fitness instructor (CGFI-L1) and plays a key role in the GolFit Program.

    Employed by Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) since 2013, Trevor is currently assigned to Cranbrook and Kingswood Schools. Previous assignments include providing sports medicine care to Brother Rice High School.

    Prior to HFHS, Trevor was a summer intern for the Detroit Lions during the 2011 and 2012 NFL seasons.

    Trevor can be reached by email.

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    Mehl Aaron

    Aaron Mehl, MS, CSCS

    Aaron received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Hope College, and his Master of Science in Sports Leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University. Aaron is a National Strength and Conditioning Association certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) and TRX coach.

    Employed by Henry Ford Allegiance Health since 2018, Aaron is assigned to Albion College. Prior to HFAH, Aaron provided strength and conditioning services to the Virginia State University football team, the Detroit Tigers during spring training 2007, Virginia Commonwealth University, Longwood University, Southwest Sports Institute and the United States Army.

    Aaron can be reached by email.

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    Ibraheem Mutahr, AT, ATC

    Ibraheem received his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Eastern Michigan University.

    Employed by Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) since 2016, Ibraheem is currently assigned to Lakeview High School. Previous assignments include providing sports medicine care to the Bloomfield Hills High School and Lawrence Technological University.

    Prior to HFHS, Ibraheem was a Henry Ford intern providing athletic training services to the University of Michigan - Dearborn and William Clay Ford Center for Athletic Medicine.

    Ibraheem can be reached by email.

    Nelson Erin

    Erin Nelson, AT, ATC

    Erin received her Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine and Athletic Training from Central Michigan University.

    Employed by Henry Ford Allegiance Health (HFAH) since 2014, Erin is currently assigned to Napoleon High School. Additionally, she is a STOP THE BLEED® instructor through the American College of Surgeons and the STOP THE BLEED® campaign. Prior to HFAH, Erin provided sports medicine services to Vandercook Lake and East Jackson High Schools.

    Erin can be reached by email.

    OConnell Kady

    Kady O’Connell, MS, AT, ATC

    Kady received her Bachelor of Arts in Athletic Training from Albion College and her Master of Science in Exercise and Sports Science from Merrimack College.

    Employed by Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) since 2018, Kady is currently assigned to Detroit Country Day Schools where she covers football, field hockey, men’s soccer, basketball, softball and women’s lacrosse. She also provides special event athletic training services for NXT lacrosse outside of HFHS.

    Prior to HFHS, Kady served as Merrimack College’s graduate fellow for the football and softball programs. While at Albion College, she provided student coverage for a variety of sports teams and coverage for Lumen Christi High School and Olivet College.

    Kady can be reached by email.

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    Nick Parkinson, M.Ed., AT, ATC, TSAC-F

    Nick received his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine from Central Michigan University and his Master of Education in Exercise Science from Auburn University. He is a National Strength and Conditioning Association certified tactical strength and conditioning facilitator (TSAC-F).

    Employed by Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) since 2013, Nick currently serves as Supervisor of Athletic Training within the department. In 2018, Nick was named High School Athletic Trainer of the Year by the Michigan Athletic Trainers Society.

    Previous assignments include providing athletic training services to the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps and the Great Lakes Loons — a Class A minor league affiliate of the L.A. Dodgers. In early 2012, before departing for Auburn University, Nick provided athletic training coverage to Allen Park High School representing HFHS.

    Nick can be reached by email.

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    Reitmeyer Jessica

    Jessica Reitmeyer, MHA, AT, ATC

    Jessica received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Central Michigan University, and her Master of Healthcare Administration from Grand Valley State University.

    Employed by Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) since 2019, Jessica is currently assigned as the athletic training sports educator, where she works to inform and educate the members of the community in various sports medicine and health-related topics. Additionally, Jessica is the administrator for the Henry Ford Athletic Leagues.

    Prior to employment with Henry Ford, Jessica completed a one-year fellowship at the University of Michigan where she cared for the men’s and women’s tennis teams.

    Jessica can be reached by email.

    Rourke Meaghan

    Meaghan Rourke, MA, AT, ATC, PES

    Meaghan received her Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from Grand Valley State University and her Master of Arts degree in Health Professions Education from Michigan State University. She is a National Academy of Sports Medicine certified performance enhancement specialist (PES) and an American Heart Association certified First Aid/CPR instructor.

    Employed by Henry Ford Health System since 2003, Meaghan is currently assigned to Allen Park High School and assists our sports medicine physicians with patient care at the William Clay Ford Center for Athletic Medicine in Detroit.

    Previous assignments include providing athletic training services to the University of Detroit - Jesuit and Ladywood High Schools.

    Meaghan can be reached by email.

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    Nicole Schreiber, MA, AT, ATC

    Nicole received her Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine and her Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from Eastern Michigan University.

    Nicole has been employed by Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) since 2009. She has been instrumental in providing clinical liaison expertise to the Detroit Pistons, Wayne State University and other outreach entities. Her efforts over the past two seasons garnished a Power of One award nomination in 2019. Nicole also serves as manager of athletic training within the Division of Sports Medicine.

    During her tenure with HFHS, Nicole has provided direct patient care to high school athletes, assisted in physician clinic, coordinated outreach physicals and athletic training student rotations. She served as athletic trainer to Mercy High School until 2015, when she was promoted to lead athletic trainer.

    Nicole can be reached by email.

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    Dawn Thrasher, AT, ATC, PES, FMS

    Dawn received her Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine from Central Michigan University. She is a National Academy of Sports Medicine certified performance enhancement specialist (PES) and functional movement specialist (FMS).

    Employed by Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) since 1998, Dawn is currently assigned to Marian High School. She works with performance enhancement programming as a functional movement specialist, and assists our sports medicine physicians with patient care at the William Clay Ford Center for Athletic Medicine in Detroit and Henry Ford Medical Center - Columbus.

    Previous assignments include providing sports medicine services to South Lake, Brother Rice, University of Detroit - Jesuit, Detroit Country Day, Lahser and Hamtramck High Schools and Marygrove College. She also worked at the William Clay Ford Center for Athletic Medicine in Rehabilitation Services.

    Dawn can be reached by email.

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    Kelly Weir, AT, ATC, CSCS, PES, HGP-I

    Kelly received her Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine from Central Michigan University. She is a National Academy of Sports Medicine certified performance enhancement specialist (PES), a National Strength and Conditioning Association certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) and a HawkGrips certified practitioner (HGP-I).

    Employed by Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) since 1998, Kelly is currently working out of the Henry Ford Center for Athletic Medicine as part of the specialized sports rehabilitation team. Additionally, Kelly also assists the Division of Sports Medicine with a variety of performance enhancement programming and marketing.

    Prior to HFHS, Kelly provided athletic training and rehabilitation services to Walled Lake Western High School, Metro Rehabilitation/Nova Care Physical Therapy, Healthtrax Work-Fit Division and Special Olympics Michigan.

    Kelly can be reached by email.

    Willis Allie

    Allie Willis, MSA, AT, ATC

    Allie received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine and her Master of Science in Healthcare Administration from Central Michigan University.

    Employed by Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) since 2014, Allie is currently assisting our sports medicine physicians and orthopedic surgeons with patient care at the Henry Ford Center for Athletic Medicine, Henry Ford Medical Center - Fairlane and Henry Ford Medical Center - Troy.

    Prior to HFHS, Allie was a Henry Ford intern providing athletic training services to Henry Ford Rehabilitation - Columbus Rehab & Athletic Medicine in Novi, Center for Athletic Medicine in Detroit, the Sports Concussion Clinic and Detroit Country Day Schools.

    Allie can be reached by email.

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    Hannah Woods, AT, ATC

    Hannah received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Grand Valley State University.

    Employed by Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) since 2017, Hannah is currently assigned to Mercy High School and serves as administrator of the Joint Preservation Program. She also assists our sports medicine physicians and orthopedic surgeons with patient care at the William Clay Ford Center for Athletic Medicine in Detroit and Henry Ford Medical Center - Columbus. Previous assignments include providing athletic training services to the Academy of the Sacred Heart.

    As an HFHS intern, Hannah provided athletic training services to Cranbrook and Kingswood schools, Sports Concussion Clinic, and the Henry Ford Rehabilitation - Columbus Rehabilitation & Athletic Medicine.

    Hannah can be reached by email.

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