Athletic Training Education Program - Faculty and Staff

Notice to prospective students:

The Athletic Training Education Program at Fort Lewis College has voluntarily withdrawn their CAATE accreditation and is no longer admitting students.  The date of voluntary withdrawal of accreditation coincides with the graduation of the last cohort in August 22, 2018. 

Current students who have been formally accepted into the professional phase of the Athletic Training Education Program will be able to complete their degree at Fort Lewis College. Courses required by these students will continue to be taught through the 2017-2018 academic year. No new students can declare an Athletic Training major. Students not formally admitted to the professional phase of the Athletic Training Education Program will not be able to complete the degree program.  Fort Lewis College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The program has been placed on Probation as of December 20, 2016 by the CAATE, 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 87831-3101.

Faculty and Staff


Carrie Meyer

Carrie Meyer, EdD, ATC
Director, Athletic Training Education
Associate Professor
Ph: 970-247-7581

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
Clinical Coordinator
Athletic Training Education
Ph: 970-247-7539

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). 

Headshot of Nathan Petesch

Nathan Petesch
Academic Success Coach
Ph: 970-247-6326

Nathan Petesch completed B.S. degrees in Biology and Geography at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and an M.S. degree in Human Performance at Ithaca College.  He previously worked as a college cross country and track and field coach at Ithaca College, Brown University, and Wartburg College.  Nathan joined Fort Lewis in the summer of 2015.


David Gallegos, MA, ATC, MDT
Adjunct Instructor
Ph: 575-405-7198

Gallegos is a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association, the New Mexico Athletic Trainers' Association and the Rocky Mountain Athletic Trainers' Association.  

Daniel Mummert

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

A Certified Athletic Trainer, 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.

Meghan Powell

Meghan Powell, MA, ATC 
Assistant Athletic Trainer, Adjunct Instructor & Preceptor
Ph: 970-247-7490

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, MSc, ATC 
Assistant Athletic Trainer, Adjunct Instructor & Preceptor
Ph: 970-247-7490

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, Tolentino received her M.S. 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 Registered Athletic Trainer, American Heart Association CPR & AED certified, and an American Heart Association CPR instructor.

Kolin Tomlinson Kolin Tomlinson
Adjunct Instructor & Preceptor

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 an instructor at Fort Lewis since 2011.