Athletic Training Faculty

The Heidelberg Athletic Training Department faculty are diverse and energetic professionals who truly have a desire to educate and mentor athletic training students. We are current in athletic training methods, national education standards and philosophies because of our commitment to continuing education and professional development.

Trevor Bates Trevor Bates
B.S. Millikin University, M.S. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, AT, ATC
Associate Dean of Health Sciences
Director of the Athletic Training Education Program (CAATE)
Chair of the Athletic Training Department
Associate Professor of Athletic Training

Professor Bates came to Heidelberg after teaching and working clinically and academically at his alma mater, Millikin University. Mr. Bates brings a passionate and progressive approach to the development of the Athletic Training Department faculty and students, both academically and clinically....

Tyson Depinet Tyson Depinet
B.S. Heidelberg University, M.A. Kent State University
Associate Athletic Trainer - Coordinator of AT Services
Instructor of AT
Clinical Coverage for: Football, Men's Basketball & Baseball, Golf, Tennis & Cheer

Tyson is new to the Heidelberg Faculty in a fulltime capacity but has been very involved in the ATEP over the past few years.  Tyson brings a great balance of skill, peronality and energy to the AT Department with the historical perspective of alum.

Ryan Musgrave Ryan Musgrave
B.S. Wilmington College, M.S. Indiana University, AT, ATC
Coordinator of Clinical Education
Assistant Professor of Athletic Training
Athletic Trainer

Ryan Musgrave has a varied background and experience in the field of athletic training and brings a tremendous amount of educational diversity to the Athletic Training Education Program. Ryan has worked with professional athletes and Olympians to high school and junior high students. From his...

Jessica Miller Jessica Rager
B.S. Wright State University, M.S. California University of Pennsylvania, AT, ATC, PES
Assistant Professor of Athletic Training
Associate Athletic Trainer
Clinical coverage for: Men's & Women's Soccer, Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field

Prior to coming to Heidelberg in 2012, Professor Miller spent the previous five years at Marietta College.  Jessica's professional experience includes extensive experience both in collegiate varsity athletics as well as with a CAATE accredited Athletic Training Education Program.  ...

Jena Suffel Jena Suffel
B.S. Wilmington College, MEd Valdosta State University
Athletic Trainer
Instructor of AT
Clinical Coverage for : Volleyball, Cross Country, Women's Basketball & Softball

Jena is an exciting professional that brings great energy and an amazing attention to detail.  She has experience and the DI athletic level as an AT and Instructor.

  • Became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Fall 2013
  • Member of the 2014 team that will...
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Allyson Hoops Adjunct - Athletic Training
Melissa Metzelfeld
Graduate Assistant
Clinical coverage for: Football & Baseball