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Athletic Trainers

Athletic trainers are available at the schools below to evaluate injuries and provide therapy. Availability varies for each school; training room hours indicate at which times our athletic trainers are on-site.

Click on your school name below to meet the trainer(s) serving your school.

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Cheektowaga High School

Tim Kennedy

Email: tkennedy@chsbuffalo.org

Training Room Hours: 2:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., in addition to home game coverage

Physical Therapy: If your athletic trainer evaulates you and determines that physical therapy is needed, we recommend Partners In Rehab, St.  Joseph Campus.

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Depew High School

Zachary Musial 

Email: zmusial@chsbuffalo.org

Physical Therapy: If your athletic trainer evaulates you and determines that physical therapy is needed, we recommend Partners In Rehab Depew.

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East Aurora High School

Amanda Roberts

Email: akroberts@chsbuffalo.org

Training Room Hours: 2:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. during the fall and spring sports season and 2:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. during the winter season, in addition to home event coverage.

Physical Therapy: If your athletic trainer evaulates you and determines that physical therapy is needed, we recommend Partners In Rehab East Aurora.

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Eden Central School

Kristen Saviola

Kristen Saviola

Email: ksaviola@chsbuffalo.org

Training Room Hours: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Physical Therapy: If your athletic trainer evaulates you and determines that physical therapy is needed, we recommend AthletiCare Orchard Park.

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Frontier High School

Timothy Williams, ATC, PES

Timothy Williams, ATC, PES

Tim Williams is a certified athletic trainer for Frontier High School and has been there since 2006. Tim graduated from Houghton College in 1999 with a degree in physical education and athletic training concentration. He has 10 years of experience in athletic training at both high school and collegiate levels. In addition to his athletic training certification, Tim is NASM certified for performance enhancement and a certified instructor for American Red Cross in Community CPR/First Aid training.

Email: twilliams@chsbuffalo.org

Training Room Hours: AthletiCare provides coverage after school for any practices and events.

Training Room Phone: (716) 926-1700 ext. 2174

Physical Therapy: If your athletic trainer evaulates you and determines that physical therapy is needed, we recommend AthletiCare Orchard Park.

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Frontier Middle School

Shantell Dustin, ATC

Shantell Dustin, ATC

Shantell is a certified athletic trainer for Frontier Middle School. She graduated from Methodist University with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. Shantell played softball in college her freshman and sophomore years. She volunteered for summer Empire State Games in 2006, 2007 and 2008. In addition to her position with AthletiCare, she is pursing a physical therapy assistant degree from NCCC with an anticipated graduation date of May 2011.

Email: sdustin@chsbuffalo.org

Training Room Hours: AthletiCare provides coverage after school for any practices and events.

Physical Therapy: If your athletic trainer evaulates you and determines that physical therapy is needed, we recommend AthletiCare Orchard Park.

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Hamburg High School

Erin McCormick

Erin McCormick

Email: emccormick@chsbuffalo.org

Training Room Hours: 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., in addition to home event coverage

Physical Therapy: If your athletic trainer evaulates you and determines that physical therapy is needed, we recommend AthletiCare Orchard Park.

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John F. Kennedy High School – Cheektowaga Sloan School District

Anita Schultz

Email: aschultz@chsbuffalo.org

Training Room Hours: 2:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., in addition to home game coverage

Physical Therapy: If your athletic trainer evaulates you and determines that physical therapy is needed, we recommend Partners In Rehab, St.  Joseph Campus.

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Kenmore West High School

Laura Ranieri, MS, ATC, PES, SES

Laura Ranieri, MS, ATC, PES, SES

Laura has been a certified athletic trainer for Kenmore West High School since August of 2010. Laura graduated from SUNY Brockport with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education with a concentration in athletic training and also earned a Master of Science degree in Health Promotion/Human Performance from California University of Pennsylvania. Laura also has experience in industrial rehabilitation.

Email: lranieiri@chsbuffalo.org

Training Room Hours: 2:45 p.m. to 5 p.m., in addition to home event coverage

Physical Therapy: If your athletic trainer evaulates you and determines that physical therapy is needed, we recommend AthletiCare Kenmore.

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Kenmore East High School

Andrew Benzin

Email: abenzin@chsbuffalo.org

Training Room Hours: AthletiCare provides coverage after school for any practices and events.

Training Room Phone: (716) 880-2170

Physical Therapy: If your athletic trainer evaulates you and determines that physical therapy is needed, we recommend AthletiCare Kenmore.

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Lake Shore High School

Amy Cameron, ATC, PES

Senior ATC for AthletiCare

Amy Cameron, ATC, PES

Amy graduated from Canisius College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training and joined Catholic Health AthletiCare in August 2000. She has been working as a certified athletic trainer for Lake Shore School District ever since. Amy is also certified as a Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Amy is a certified instructor of First Aid/Community CPR through American Red Cross, and in addition to her duties, is one of the lead instructors for classes for coaches offered by AthletiCare.

Email: acameron@chsbuffalo.org

Training Room Hours: 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Training Room Phone: (716) 926-2266

Physical Therapy: If your athletic trainer evaulates you and determines that physical therapy is needed, we recommend AthletiCare Orchard Park.

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Maryvale School System

Michael Terryberry, ATC

Michael Terryberry

Email: mterryberry@chsbuffalo.org

Physical Therapy: If your athletic trainer evaulates you and determines that physical therapy is needed, we recommend Partners In Rehab, St.  Joseph Campus or Partners In Rehab Depew.

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Orchard Park High School

Megan Lankes, ATC

Megan Lankes, ATC

Megan is a certified athletic trainer at Orchard Park High School. She graduated from Canisius College with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and joined the Catholic Health team in August of 2010. She also had the privilege of working at the U.S. Junior National Volleyball Tournament in Atlanta, Georgia in 2010. She is currently earning a Master of Science in Physical Education at Canisius College.

Email: mlankes@chsbuffalo.org

Training Room Hours: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., in addition to home event coverage

Physical Therapy: If your athletic trainer evaulates you and determines that physical therapy is needed, we recommend AthletiCare Orchard Park.

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West Seneca East High School

Kip Palmateer

Kip Palmateer, ATC

Kip Palmateer is a certified athletic trainer for West Seneca East High School. Kip became certified in 1991 after graduating from Canisius College with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. After graduation, Kip began working for Catholic Health and has been with us for 19 years. Before covering at West Seneca East, Kip was the athletic trainer for East Aurora school district since 1999 and Hamburg High School before that. In addition to his duties at the school, Kip assists physical therapists at Partners in Rehab clinic in East Aurora.

Email: kpalmate@chsbuffalo.org

Training Room Hours: AthletiCare provides coverage after school for any practices and events.

Physical Therapy: If your athletic trainer evaulates you and determines that physical therapy is needed, we recommend AthletiCare Orchard Park or Partners In Rehab West Seneca.

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West Seneca West High School

Lisa Stonebraker, ATC

Lisa Stonebraker, ATC

Lisa has 8 years of experience working as a certified athletic trainer and has experience in both secondary and collegiate levels. She graduated from Canisius College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training. Lisa has a strong background in wellness and fitness in the community and workplace and has focused on helping others to "get fit." Lisa is a certified instructor through American Red Cross for Community First Aid and CPR.

Email: lstonbraker@chsbuffalo.org

Training Room Hours: AthletiCare provides coverage after school for any practices and events.

Physical Therapy: If your athletic trainer evaulates you and determines that physical therapy is needed, we recommend AthletiCare Orchard Park or Partners In Rehab West Seneca.

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Medaille College

Brenda Dean (Full-time)

Sean McGuire (Part-time)

Sean McGuire

Email: smcguire@chsbuffalo.org

Physical Therapy: If your athletic trainer evaulates you and determines that physical therapy is needed, we recommend Partners In Rehab Sisters Hospital.

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Per Diem Schools

Catholic Health AthletiCare provides athletic training coverage for home sporting events.

  • Bishop Timon High School – Football (V & JV), BBB, ice hockey, lacrosse
  • Charter School for Applied Technologies
  • Mt. Mercy Academy – Soccer (JV & V), VB, GBB, lacrosse, SB
  • Mt. Saint Mary Academy – Soccer, (JV & V), VB, GBB, lacrosse, SB
  • Nardin Academy – Soccer (JV & V), VB, GBB, lacrosse, SB
  • Sacred Heart Academy – Soccer (JV & V), GBB, lacrosse
  • St. Francis High School – Ice Hockey
  • St. Mary’s of Lancaster High School – Football (JV & V), Girls Volleyball, BBB, GBB, wrestling, Girls and Boys Soccer, Boys Volleyball

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