Athletic Training Education Program

Faculty and Staff

Carrie Meyer
Carrie Meyer, EdD, ATC
Director
Athletic Training Education
Ph: 970-247-7581
meyer_c@fortlewis.edu

Carrie Meyer has been focused on Athletic Training education for over 15 years. She graduated from South Dakota State University’s accredited Athletic Training undergraduate program in 1993 and became a certified athletic trainer in 1994. She continued her education at University of Oregon’s accredited post-professional master’s program in Athletic Training. While at Oregon, Meyer had the opportunity to work with women’s volleyball and football as well as helping with men’s and women’s basketball, and track & field — including hosting the NCAA track & field championships. Meyer completed her doctoral degree in Higher Education along with a graduate certificate in Institutional Research from Arizona State University in 2005.

Jeb Davis

Jeb Davis, MS, ATC, LAT
Lecturer
Clinical Coordinator
Athletic Training Education
Ph: 970-247-7539
jcdavis@fortlewis.edu

Jeb Davis is a Ph.D. Candidate (in progress) from the University of New Mexico in Curriculum & Instruction. He has an M.S. from California University of Pennsylvania in Athletic Training, and a B.S. from New Mexico State University in Athletic Training Education. He is also a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC). 

Justin King, MS, LAT, ATC 

Justin King, MS, LAT, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer, Instructor & Preceptor
Ph: 970-247-7490
jeking@fortlewis.edu

Justin King (MS, ATC, CSCS) began his first year with the Skyhawks Athletic Training Program in the fall of 2014. King primarily oversees men's soccer and men's basketball.

King received his B.S in Exercise Science from Brigham Young University in 2012 and his Master of Science degree in Athletic Training from Weber State University in 2014. He completed his research thesis on "Comparison of Individuals with Chronic Ankle Instability and Copers in Standing Dorisflexion and Star Excursion Balance Test," while also earning the Most Outstanding Graduate Award.

King served as the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) coach for the Weber State football program in the off-season in 2014. He coached, critiqued lifting techniques and motivated football players during lifting and conditioning sessions while also recording player progress in the lifting program. Prior to serving as the CSCS student coach for the football program, King was the head student intern with the football program for the 2013 fall season. As the head intern, he assisted the head athletic trainer in preparation and treatment of the student-athletes for practices, and home and away games.

While earning his Master's degree at WSU, King was President of the WSU Graduate AT Student Organization. He was chosen by faculty members to work with students and the university to network medical coverage for various institutional events. He also served as a Teaching Assistant for the Orthopedic Injury Evaluation class in the fall of 2013.

In the summer of 2013, King worked with two professional organizations: the San Antonio Scorpions and the San Antonio Talons. While with the Scorpions, King assisted the head athletic trainer in managing chronic injuries and working with the stretcher crew during games. With the Talons, King assisted the head athletic trainers at games, practices, preparation and treatment of the athletes.

Daniel Mummert

Daniel K. Mummert, MS, LAT, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer, Instructor & Preceptor
Ph: 970-247-7490
dkmummert@fortlewis.edu

A Certified Athletic Trainer, David Mummert is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, the Rocky Mountain Athletic Trainers’ Association, and the Arizona Athletic Trainers Association.  He joined the staff in January 2014. He received his Master of Science in Athletic Training degree in November 2013 from A.T. Still University – Arizona School of Health Sciences in Mesa, Ariz.  He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from the University of Southern Mississippi in May 2010.

Mummert served as a Minor League Athletic Trainer for the LA Dodgers organization in 2012-13, after he interned with the organization in 2012.  During graduate school, he served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Brophy College Preparatory high school in Phoenix, Ariz.

Venessa Nersten

Vanessa Nersten, MSc, ATC 
Assistant Athletic Trainer, Instructor & Preceptor
Ph: 970-247-7490
vrnersten@fortlewis.edu

Vanessa Nersten joined the Skyhawks in August 2012.  She has an M.S. in Sports Medicine: Strength and Conditioning from UC-Colorado Springs (UCCS).  As a UCCS graduate assistant for the Mountain Lions, Nersten oversaw softball, cross country, and track & field.  Prior to her graduate degree at UCCS, Nersten earned a B.S. in Athletic Training from Eastern Washington in 2010.  Nersten is a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association, and is a Board of Certifications Certified Athletic Trainer, State of Colorado Registered Certified Athletic Trainer, and American Red Cross Professional Rescuer and AED certified.

Meghan Powell

Meghan Powell, MA, ATC 
Assistant Athletic Trainer/Instructor
Ph: 970-247-7490
mpowell@fortlewis.edu

A member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), Powell is Board Certified, American Red Cross CPR/AED certified, and she has her Colorado and Texas State Athletic Training Licenses.
 
Powell earned her Master’s degree in Athletic Training from San Jose State University in December 2012.  While a graduate assistant at SJSU, Powell was an athletic trainer at Westmont High School in Campbell, Calif.  She also gained experience in graduate school working as an athletic trainer for the Competitive Edge Football Camps, the Red Bull US Grand Prix, and the San Francisco Nighthawks.
 
As an undergraduate student at FLC, Powell was the head student athletic trainer for football in 2008, and the head student athletic trainer for women’s lacrosse in 2009.  She served her internship from May-August 2008 with the Colorado Rapids.  With the Rapids, Powell assisted in practice and game preparation, athlete treatments and supervision of rehabilitation exercises, and was part of the stretcher crew.

Tahmineh Tolentino

Tahmineh Tolentino
Assistant Athletic Trainer/Instructor
Ph: 970-247-7490
tmtolentino@fortlewis.edu

Tahmineh joined the Fort Lewis College athletic training staff in August 2013.  Tolentino oversees women’s soccer and lacrosse at Fort Lewis.
 
A graduate from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Tahmineh Tolentino received her Master of Science degree in 2013 in Sports Medicine, Athletic Training.  She served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Colorado College from September 2011 until August 2013.  As a graduate assistant for the Tigers, Tolentino covered lacrosse, tennis, swimming & diving, volleyball and soccer.  She also provided acute and rehabilitative care for student-athletes, used therapeutic modalities, and maintained documentation and communication with the staff and sports medicine team.
 
Tolentino attended Irvine Valley College from September 2005 to May 2008, and graduated from San Diego State University in May 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology (Athletic Training emphasis).  She served her internships with US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Grossmont College in San Diego, USD, and Irvine Valley College.  She has served as a volunteer, athletic trainer, and first aid tent assistant in more than 10 camps, clinics and tournaments.  She is a BOC certified athletic trainer, a Colorado Licensed Athletic Trainer, American Heart Association CPR & AED certified, and an American Heart Association CPR instructor.

Kolin Tomlinson  Kolin Tomlinson
Instructor
kmtomlinson@fortlewis.edu

Kolin Tomlinson graduated from Fort Lewis in 2008 with a B.A. in Exercise Science - Athletic Training. After passing his BOC certification exam and his NSCA Strength and Conditioning Exam he was hired by Mercy Regional Medical Center as the first full time athletic trainer at Ignacio High School. He has been a visitng instructor at Fort Lewis since 2011. He teaches Athletic Training First Responder and Community First Aid & Safety.

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