Our dedicated staff of healthcare specialists provides a full range of medical and physical services to treat all athletes, whether they participate in high school, college, recreational or professional sports.

The Sports Medicine Team includes:

Physical Therapists
Athletic Trainers

Sports Medicine Physicians

We offer athletes the expertise of Sports Medicine Fellowship trained physicians. Our staff includes specialists in orthopedic surgery, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and family and community medicine. All work together in a multidisciplinary environment to diagnose, treat and educate patients for the best possible outcome. Additionally, Sports Medicine Center surgeons perform the latest surgical procedures required for a quick and safe return to normal activity. Procedures include:

  • ACL reconstruction
  • Rotator cuff repairs
  • Arthroscopy of the knee, shoulder, elbow, ankle and hip
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament repairs
  • Impingement repairs

The Sports Medicine Center physician team includes:


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Physical Therapists

Physical therapists aid athletes in their recovery from injury or surgical procedures. Using the latest equipment and treatment techniques, these specialists in the area of sports medicine focus on getting the athlete back in top shape and back to activity at the appropriate time.

The Sports Medicine Center physical therapy team includes:

Dan Bruss, PT, CSCS
Lead Physical Therapist

Kay Chmielewski, DPT

Eileen Craighead, DPT, ATC
US Speedskating Physical Therapist

Rochele Drew, PT

Griffin Ewald, MPT, OCS, CSCS
Golf PEP Consultant, TPI Certified

Nathan Ferger, DPT

Kristin Konicek, DPT, COMT

Matthew Krimmer, DPT, OCS

Alicia Lambert, DPT

Kristin Lerner, MPT

John Liddell, DPT

Mark Lydecker, MPT, OCS, ATC
Physical Therapist

Andrea McCarthy, DPT
Runners' Clinic Specialist

Chris Melkovitz, PT
Milwaukee Ballet Physical Therapist

Timothy Petrie, DPT, OCS

Allison Sigrist, DPT

Megan Sutherland, PT, DPT, CMPT, Astym Certification

Michael Tabor, MSPT, LAT, CSCS, CES, PES

Sara Ziegele, DPT
Runners' Clinic Specialist

Licensed Athletic Trainers

The Sports Medicine Center Athletic Training Services team includes:

Paige Borst, LAT
Head Athletic Trainer, Milwaukee Torrent

Stuart Burkart, LAT
Head Athletic Trainer, Milwaukee Sting Volleyball Club

Julie Carpenter, LAT
Athletic Trainer, US Speedskating

Andre Daniel, LAT, CSCS, PES, CES
Head Football Athletic Trainer, Wisconsin Lutheran College

Will George, MS, LAT
Head Athletic Trainer, Wisconsin Lutheran High School

Kahla Hendricks, MS, LAT, PES
Head Athletic Trainer, Milwaukee Ballet

Matt Hendricks, LAT, PES
Head Athletic Trainer, Wisconsin Lutheran College

Michael Klaver, MS, LAT
Head Athletic Trainer, Pius XI Catholic High School

Hannah Koraly, MS, LAT
Head Athletic Trainer, Augustine Prep

Duane Mueller, LAT, PES
Lead Athletic Trainer, Clinic/Performance Enhancement Program (PEP)

Annie Olivares, MS, LAT, ROT
Head Athletic Trainer, Divine Savior Holy Angels High School

Emily Paul, LAT
Assistant Athletic Trainer, Wisconsin Lutheran College

Becca Petro, MS, LAT, CSCS, USAW
Athletic Trainer, Clinic/Outreach

Ally Stone, LAT
Head Athletic Trainer, Wauwatosa West High School

Jake Venes, CSCS, USAW, PES
Sports Performance Training Coach

Jeff Walter, LAT
Head Athletic Trainer, Milwaukee Lutheran High School


All athletes benefit from the nutrition assessments and counseling provided by our dietitian. Evaluations help athletes develop healthy eating habits to achieve optimal athletic performance. Advice is tailored to each athlete’s needs and addresses a variety of topics including body composition, muscle and weight gain, hydration, and nutrition planning for endurance training and events.

Nicole Kerneen, RD, CD, CSSD
Sports Medicine Dietician

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