St. Bonaventure University Sports Medicine


Policies & Procedures
Head Injury Evaluation/Management/Return
Drug Testing:
    SBU Drug Testing Policy
    Drug Testing Exceptions Procedures
    NCAA ADHD Memo

SBU Insurance Statement
SBU Insurance Claim Procedure
Sickle Cell Statement 2015-16
SBU Emergency Action Plan 2015-16

Visiting Team Information

NCAA Tryouts:
    SBU Tryout Policy
    Tryout Policy Letter To Athlete
    Acceptance Of Risk Tryout Waiver
    Pre-Existing Medical Questionnaire
    Insurance Form for Tryouts
    Sickle Cell Trait Waiver For NCAA

Mailing Address
P.O. Box G - Reilly Center
St. Bonaventure, NY 14778

St. Bonaventure University Sports Medicine provides athletic training services to the student-athletes of St. Bonaventure University. SBU Sports Medicine is committed to providing the best quality health care for the student athletes. This commitment is achieved through using the most modern techniques, skills, and equipment available and by consistently seeking the best ways to deliver quality and timely health care to our student-athletes.

The services provided by the Sports Medicine staff are divided into six domains established by the National Athletic Trainers' Association. The domains are: 1) prevention, 2) recognition, evaluation, and assessment, 3) immediate care, 4) treatment, rehabilitation, and reconditioning, 5) organization and administration, 6) professional development and responsibility.

While at St. Bonaventure University, we want you to have an enjoyable athletic experience.  The main goal and philosophy of the Sports Medicine staff is to make the health care needs of the student-athletes our first priority. Also, the certified athletic trainers who provide health care will practice with the highest standards of quality consistent with the Code of Ethics established by the National Athletic Trainers' Association.

St. Bonaventure University Sports Medicine is committed to providing comprehensive medical care, personalized attention and injury prevention services to all St. Bonaventure University student athletes.

St. Bonaventure University athletics has an affiliation with Champion Orthopedics.  The team is headed by Dr. Bradley Giannotti, orthopedic surgeon.









Bradly Pruett, MS, ATC, CES
Head Athletic Trainer

Phone: (716) 375-2230

Sport Responsibilities:

Pruett comes to St. Bonaventure after a stint at fellow Atlantic 10 institution VCU where he was the Assistant Athletic Trainer since August 2014. At VCU, he was the primary athletic trainer for baseball. 

Prior to VCU, he was Assistant Athletic Trainer at Kent State University for two years, serving as the primary athletic trainer for basketball while also supervising a graduate assistant trainer with baseball.

He also spent three years as an Assistant Athletic Trainer at Longwood University, working primarily with baseball and field hockey. During the 2006-07 academic year, he served as an intern in the athletic training office at Presbyterian College and then was a graduate assistant at VCU from 2007-09, working with baseball and volleyball.(read more)

Seth Tisdale, MS, ATC, LAT, CES
Assistant Athletic Trainer

Phone: (716) 375-4098

Sport Responsibilities:

Seth Tisdale, MS, ATC, LAT, CES, was named Assistant Athletic Trainer at St. Bonaventure in July 2016.

Tisdale spent the last year working at Stetson University in Florida where he was the head athletic trainer for men's basketball and men's and women's rowing. Prior to his stay at Stetson, he served a year in the athletic training office at VCU where he worked with women's basketball and volleyball as volunteered with men's basketball while also assisted in coordinating VCU's institutional drug testing program.

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Lexie Hughes, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer

Phone: (716) 375-2204

Sport Responsibilities:

Lexie Hughes, ATC, joined the Athletic Training Staff at St. Bonaventure as an intern in 2015 and was named Assistant Athletic Trainer in April 2016.

Hughes graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Athletic Training from Central Michigan after serving her internship at St. Bonaventure in the fall of 2015. While an intern with the Bonnies, she worked with the women's soccer team and also assisted with men's and women's cross country and women's basketball.  (read more)

Jihan Dodson
Athletic Training Intern

Phone: (716) 375-4003

Sport Responsibilities:
Men's Soccer
Women's Lacrosse

Dodson joined the sports medicine staff in the fall of 2014. Dodson is a certified athletic trainer and earned her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Penn State University in the spring of 2013. She will be working toward her Masters of Education (Counseling) at St. Bonaventure. While at Penn State, Dodson worked with Women’s Basketball, Men’s Soccer, Women’s Soccer, Men’s Ice Hockey, and Women’s Lacrosse.  She also has worked at University Orthopedics Center and with State College and Bellefonte Area High Schools. Dodson’s primary responsibilities with the Bonnies include women’s soccer and women’s lacrosse. A native of Maplewood, NJ, she is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.