2015-16 Athletic Training Staff

 

Head Athletic Trainer Jim Johnston

Phone: 330.569.5351
Email: johnstonjw@hiram.edu

Jim Johnston begins his 27th year as Hiram's head athletic trainer in 2013-14.

A National Athletic Trainers Association-certified trainer, Johnston is responsible for the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries to all student-athletes involved in intercollegiate and intramural programs. In addition, he coordinates the Exercise/sport Science academic program and also serves as an Assistant Athletic Director in the department.

Johnston holds a B.A. in health and physical education from Muskingum College and an M.S. in physical education from Ohio University.

Johnston and his wife Denise have two sons, Josh and Ryan, and reside in Southington, Ohio.

 

 Assistant Athletic Trainer Renee Myers

Phone: 330.569.5412
Email: myersrj@hiram.edu

Renee Myers begins her sixth year as an assistant athletic trainer at Hiram College.

A National Athletic Trainers Association certified trainer, Myers is responsible for the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries to all student-athletes involved in intercollegiate and intramural programs. Myers also serves as the head of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee on campus (SAAC).

Myers holds a bachelor’s degree in athletic training from the University of Mount Union and a master’s degree in sports medicine and nutrition from the University of Pittsburgh (Pa.).

 

 Assistant Athletic Trainer Erica Dodge

Phone: 330.569.5807
Email: dodgeeb@hiram.edu

Erica Dodge is in her first season as an Assistant Athletic Trainer at Hiram.

A National Athletic Trainers Association certified trainer, Dodge is responsible for the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries to all student-athletes involved in intercollegiate and intramural programs.

Dodge graduated from the University of Toledo with a degree in athletic training and earned her master's in athletic training from Ohio University.

 

 

 

2015-16 Sports Medicine Student Staff

(left to right): Samantha Palania, Teshauna Gray, E.J. Garfield, Cameron Kinderknecht, Assistant Trainer Renee Myers, Head Trainer Jim Johnston, Assistant Trainer Erica Dodge, Jason Close, Bianca Romero and Reickisha Henry.