Athletic Training Program Faculty

Meet the Faculty

Program Director

  • Lynn Matthews, MS, ATC, PT, DPT, COMT, Assistant Professor and Director of Athletic Training Education Program, BS., West Virginia University; BS., University at Buffalo; MS., Bradley University; DPT., Daemen College.

 Clinical Coordinator

  • Jeff Sage, MS, ATC, CSCS, PES, Clinical Assistant Professor and Head Athletic Trainer; BS., SUNY College at Brockport; MS., California University of Pennsylvania.


  • Nicole Chimera, PhD, ATC, CSCS,  Assistant Professor, BS., West Chester University; MEd., Temple University; PhD., University of Delaware.
  • Rebecca Besch, MS, ATC, CSCS, PES Clinical Assistant Professor , BS., Canisius College, MS., California University  of Pennsylvania.

Adjunct Faculty - Athletic Training Department

Adjunct Faculty - Health Care Studies Department


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