Preceptors and Clinical Supervisors for the Professional Athletic Training Programs

Missouri State University Athletic, Medical and Rehabilitation Services

Expert preceptors will teach and evaluate you as you work with actual patients in clinical settings. These are the current preceptors for Missouri State’s athletic, medical and rehabilitation services.

Jim Penkalski (MS, ATC)
Director (Athletics, medical and rehabilitation services)
Sport coverage: baseball

Shannon Derricks (MS, ATC)
Assistant director (Athletics, medical and rehabilitation services)
Sport coverage: volleyball and beach volleyball

Steve Sawchak (MSEd, ATC)
Athletic trainer (Athletics, medical and rehabilitation services)
Sport coverage: football

Mitch Hauschildt (MS, ATC, CSCS)
Coordinator (Prevention, physical conditioning and rehabilitation)

Tyler Landgraf (MSEd, ATC)
Athletic trainer (Athletics, medical and rehabilitation services)
Sport coverage: men’s basketball

Kristian Stewart (MSAT, ATC)
Sport coverage: women's basketball

Suzie Atkinson (ATC)
Sport coverage: women's soccer

Morgan Cox (ATC)
Sport coverage: football

Dan Almekinder (MSAT, ATC)
Sport coverage: men's soccer and men's golf

Colin Gilmore (ATC)
Sport coverage: women's tennis

Lindsay Comer (ATC)
Sport coverage: swimming and diving

Joel Smith (ATC)
Sport coverage: women's track

Megan Kobs (ATC)
Sport coverage: softball and women's golf

Drury University

Expert preceptors will teach and evaluate you as you work with actual patients in clinical settings. These are the current preceptors for Drury University.

Erin Kineman (MSEd, ATC)
Head athletic trainer
Sport coverage: volleyball, swimming, baseball, golf

Summer Stewart (MHS, ATC) Assistant athletic trainer
Sport coverage: soccer, women’s basketball, softball, cross country

Graduate assistants

Cam Deckett (ATC)

Kelly Howard (ATC) 

Andrea Allison (ATC) 

Jordan Devenney (ATC) 

Local High Schools

Expert preceptors will teach and evaluate you as you work with actual patients in clinical settings. These are the current preceptors working in Springfield area high schools.

Amber Wilson (MSAT, ATC)
Head athletic trainer (Central High School)

Nate Allgaier (MSAT, ATC)
Head athletic trainer (Glendale High School)

Josh Bell (MSAT, ATC)
Head athletic trainer (Hillcrest High School)  

Bert Boyd (MS, ATC)
Head athletic trainer (Kickapoo High School)

Michael Lane (MS, ATC)
Head athletic trainer (Parkview High School)

Mike Baese (MS, ATC)
Head athletic trainer (Springfield Catholic High School)

Mercy HealthTracks

Expert preceptors will teach and evaluate you as you work with actual patients in clinical settings. These are the current preceptors working in the Mercy Sports Medicine HealthTracks.

Jim Raynor (MS, ATC)
Administrative Director (Mercy Sports Medicine/HealthTracks)

Brandon Hetzler (MS, ATC, RKC, PES)
Clinical director/manager (Mercy HealthTracks)

Karen Rakowski (ATC, PT)
Athletic trainer/physical therapist (Mercy HealthTracks) 

Meghan Howell (MS, ATC)
Athletic trainer (Mercy HealthTracks)

Katie Harman (ATC, DPT)

Clay Holman (MSAT, ATC)

Shae Anderson (MSAT, ATC)

Mikel Cox (MSAT, ATC)

John Densmore (MSAT, ATC)

Alexandria Jauregui-Dusseau (MSAT, ATC)

Candice Lohkamp (MSAT, ATC)

Graduate assistants

Isaac Fields (ATC)

Alex Jahnke (ATC)

Julia Roundtree (ATC)

Nick Van Valkenburg (ATC)

Scott Stegeman (ATC)

Mercy Orthopedic Hospital

Jennifer McRae (MS, ATC)

Rebecca Lowry (MS, ATC)

Linsey Hukriede (MS, ATC) 

Justin Ebert (MS, ATC)

Mike Salat (MS, ATC)

Mercy Wellness Center

Gary Herman (MS, ATC)

Amy Francis 
Coordinator