St. Bonaventure University Sports Medicine
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SPORTS MEDICINE DEPARTMENT GOALS AND PHILOSOPHY
The St. Bonaventure University Sports Medicine Department provides athletic training services to the student-athletes of St. Bonaventure University. The Sports Medicine Department 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 Department 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 Department 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.
ABOUT St. BONAVENTURE UNIVERSITY
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, and Dr. Andrew Gottschalk, primary care/sports medicine physician.
MEET THE ST. BONAVENTURE SPORTS MEDICINE DEPARTMENT:
Head Athletic Trainer
Phone: (716) 375-2230
|Hobler joined St. Bonaventure as Head Athletic Trainer of the sports medicine staff in the summer of 2011. A native of Elmira, N.Y., Hobler earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Syracuse University in 1983. Following graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, where he became certified as an athletic trainer, and was Head Athletic Trainer at the U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School. Following an honorable discharge from the Army in 1987, Hobler served as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Cornell University while earning his Master of Science degree in Physical Education from Ithaca College in 1989. Hobler then became Sports Medicine Coordinator at Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca, N.Y. from 1988-1998. He developed the sports medicine program, to include rehabilitation of athletic and orthopedic injuries, and also provided sports medicine coverage for three local high school teams. Hobler also worked with the Ithaca College Athletic Training program as a Clinical Instructor. (read more)|
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Phone: (716) 375-2204
Men's & Women's Cross Country
|McCombs enters her fourth year at St. Bonaventure University as an Assistant Athletic Trainer on the Sports Medicine Staff. Prior to arriving at St. Bonaventure, McCombs worked for CCRC Physical Therapy in Fayetteville, NC as an Athletic Trainer. She was involved in patient rehabilitation and developing exercises for functional rehabilitation. In September 2002, McCombs served as the Assistant Athletic Trainer at Averett University in Danville, Va. She was a Clinical Instructor in the Athletic Training Education Program as well as supervisor for Athletic Training students in clinical rotation. McCombs was promoted in May 2004 to Head Athletic Trainer and served as the football Athletic Trainer for five seasons. McCombs received her Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from California University of Pennsylvania in 1999. In 2001, she received her Master of Education in Counseling and Guidance, Student Affairs from Clemson University. (read more)|
||Brandon Gehret, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Phone: (716) 375-4003
Men's & Women's Tennis
Gehret joined the sports medicine staff at St. Bonaventure in the fall of 2012. Gehret is a certified athletic trainer, and will be working toward his Masters of Business Administration. Gehret earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from Penn State University in the spring of 2012. While in college, Gehret interned with the Altoona Curve (Pittsburgh Pirates AA Affiliate). He also has worked with Division I gymnastics, rugby, soccer, track and field, volleyball and high school football. He had the privilege of working the 2011 NCAA Men's Volleyball Final Four and 2010 Big Ten Men's & Women's Indoor Track and Field Championships. Gehret is a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association and the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers' Society. He is heavily involved with the Penn State IFC Panhellenic Dance Marathon (THON), the largest student-run philanthropy in the world which has raised more than $88 million for the fight against pediatric cancer. (read more)