PAATS LEADERSHIP

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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President

Kevin Brown, MEd, ATC

Director of Sports Medicine @ Kentucky
Orthopedic Rehab Team (KORT);
Athletic Trainer @ Louisville Ballet

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Vice-President

Whitney Campos, MS, LAT, ATC, ACSM-EP

Ph.D. Student, Rehabilitation Science

University of Utah, Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training

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Secretary

Kelley Wiese, MS, LAT, ATC

Ph.D. Student, College of Education and Human Development, School of Kinesiology

George Mason University

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Treasurer

Meg Schneider, MS, LAT, ATC

Co-Head AT @ Chicago Bulls Entertainment Team;
Assistant AT @ Radio City Rockettes

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COPARep

Amanda Donahue, MS, ATC

Athletic Trainer @ Palladino School of Dance & School of the Arts at Dean College

COMMITTEES
Coming Soon

We offer the following committee opportunities:  

  1. Annual Meeting and Social Committee

  2. Membership, Bylaws, and Development Committee

  3. Education Committee

  4. Website & Social Media Committee

About Our Board

 

 

 

President

KEVIN BROWN, MEd, ATC

 

Kevin Brown is currently the Director of Sports Medicine for Kentucky Orthopedic Rehab Team (KORT) and the AT for the Louisville Ballet. In addition to his work with the Louisville Ballet, he also works with the Louisville Ballet School, Vision Dance Center, Bellarmine University Dance Team, Actors Theater of Louisville, and provides coverage on Louisville tour stops for Broadway Across America. Kevin is a native of Port Huron, MI.

 

Kevin completed his BS in Sports Medicine-Athletic Training at Eastern Michigan University in 2003, and his MS in Applied Kinesiology at the University of Minnesota in 2006. Kevin has previously worked as AT staff at the University of Louisville, the University of Minnesota, and Coastal Carolina University.

 

Kevin serves on the National Athletic Trainers’ Association COPA Performing Arts Workgroup and the Select Medical Dance Medicine Advisory Board. He is the 2017 winner of the Kentucky Athletic Trainers’ Society Award of Merit.

 

 

 

Vice President

WHITNEY CAMPOS, MS, LAT,  ATC, ACSM-EP

Whitney Russell is currently a Certified Athletic Trainer for the dance and cheer teams at the University of Utah. In addition to clinical coverage, she is pursuing a PhD in Rehabilitation Science with research interests in microinstability and femoroacetabular impingement in dancers, as well as teaching in the Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training. 

 

Whitney is a native of North Carolina where she completed her BA in Dance and her BS in Exercise Science at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2013. Dancing most of her life, she continued her passions teaching Pilates and Barre at the university while working as the first strength and conditioning intern at Charlotte Ballet (formerly North Carolina Dance Theatre). With ambitions to improve healthcare for dancers, she pursued her MS in Athletic Training at Weber State University. She currently resides in Salt Lake City, Utah.

 

 

 

Treasurer

MEG SCHNEIDER, MS, LAT, ATC

 

Meg Schneider has years of experience in a variety of professional and amateur settings. She completed her undergraduate degree in Athletic Training from Northern Michigan University and her Masters in Exercise Physiology from Syracuse University. Meg also interned for a semester with the United States Olympic Education Center (USOEC) in Marquette, MI.

 

Meg joined the Chicago Bulls Entertainment team as their co-head AT in 2013. Meg has also been an assistant AT with the Radio City Rockettes since 2004. While the performing arts are her focus and passion, Meg also has experience across a range of fields including high school and college athletics.

 

In addition to her hands-on experience with athletes and performing artists, Meg has consistently donated her time to medical conferences and NATA committees. Meg was previously the performing arts representative on the NATA’s Council on Practice Advancement Committee (COPA) and has most recently has served on the medical board for iAct assisting the Darfur refugee soccer teams.

 

 

 

 

Secretary

KELLEY WIESE, MS, LAT, ATC

Kelley Wiese is currently pursuing a PhD in Education with a concentration in Kinesiology at George Mason University while assisting in the Sports Medicine Assessment, Research and Testing (SMART) Laboratory along with teaching within the Athletic Training and Kinesiology programs. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from James Madison University and her Master of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Athletic Training from Indiana University. Coming from a Performing Arts background in dance and musical theater, she is very passionate about Performing Arts Medicine so she was thrilled to have the opportunity to serve as the Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer for the Indiana University Ballet Theater program while completing her master’s degree.

 

Following completion of her master’s degree, Kelley returned to Harrisonburg, VA and served as an Athletic Trainer for Sentara RMH Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at James Madison University’s University Recreation Center where she was able to continue treating performing artists and the JMU student population.

 

Kelley also currently serves on the Virginia Athletic Trainers’ Student Affairs and COPA committees, is involved in the VATA Leadership Academy and is Co-Chair for the JMU Athletic Training Alumni Association.

COPA Representative

AMANDA DONAHUE, MS, LAT, ATC

 

Amanda is currently the Athletic Trainer for the Palladino School of Dance and School of the Arts at Dean College in Massachusetts. She has spent most of her life and career in the performing arts. Growing up, Donahue roller-skated competitively and was a ballet dancer.

 

Amanda credits an internship with the Radio City Rockettes to beginning her career in performing arts medicine as an AT.

 

Donahue began as the AT at Dean College in 2013, and has continued to grow the program. She is a regular clinical preceptor, and welcomes interested AT students through Dean’s doors.