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Staff Directory

For general information, the athletic training staff can be reached at the Davis Varsity House: 603/646-2472. You can find more information about our athletic trainers, and how to reach them, in their biographies below. 

Athletic trainer sport assignments can be found here.

Staff Members

Team Physicians

Athletic Trainers

Office Manager

Staff Biographies

Team Physicians

Charles Carr

  Charlie Carr, M.D.

Dr. Carr enters his 14th year as the Dartmouth College Head Team Physician. This year he has also been appointed the Dartmouth College Director of Sports Medicine through the College Health Service. Dr. Carr's other appointments include Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Geisel School of Medicine and the Residency Program Director Dartmouth-Hitchcock Orthopaedics. He completed both his undergraduate (1979) and medical school (1981) education at Dartmouth College. His orthopaedic residency was completed at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in 1987. Dr. Carr joined the Dartmouth-Hitchcock staff in 1989.   He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Subspecialty Certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. Dr. Carr is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, and the American Orthopaedic Association. In addition to Sports Medicine, his profession interests include arthroscopy of the shoulder and knee. Dr. Carr has worked as a team physician for the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA and also serves as Head Team Physician for two local high schools. Outside of the office, Dr. Carr's personal interests include skiing, snowboarding, golf, scuba diving, and spending time with his wife and 3 boys.

James Ames

  James Ames, M.D.

Dr. Ames graduated from Harvard in 1995 where he earned a degree in American History.  After college he worked as a math teacher at the Colorado Rocky Mountain School in Carbondale, Colorado, and as a business manager and backcountry guide in Edwards, Colorado.  He returned east and completed his medical school (2004) and orthopedic residency (2010) at Dartmouth.  During residency he completed a masters at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (2008).  He completed a Sports Medicine fellowship at the Steadman-Philippon Research Institute in Vail, CO (2011).  His practice includes sports medicine and hip, shoulder and knee arthroscopy.  He is an active member of the US Ski and Snowboard Physician Pool (national governing body of Olympic skiing and snowboarding).  He is also a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery.  He and his wife Beth have three boys (Sam, Ben and Andrew) all of whom are avid Dartmouth College sports fans and outdoor enthusiasts.

Tim Beaver

  Timothy Beaver, M.D.

Dr.  Timothy Beaver received his undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas and his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He then completed training in internal medicine, cardiology at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. He is currently the Associate Director of the Echocardiography at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.  His active research interests include pre-participation screening / sudden death prevention, cardiovascular imaging, new echo technologies and valvular heart disease. Dr. Beaver is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of additional professional societies including the American Heart Association, the American Society of Echocardiography, and the American College of Sports Medicine. When he is not watching his children play hockey, lacrosse, soccer and basketball, he is an avid runner, cyclist and enjoys strength training.

  Kristine Karlson

  Kristine Karlson, M.D.

Dr. Karlson is a graduate of Williams College and the University of Connecticut Medical School, where she also completed a family medicine residency.  After a sports medicine fellowship at the University of Michigan, she came to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in 1997, where her practice is mixed between primary care and sports medicine.  Dr Karlson joins us part time for non-operative orthopedic and medical care of athletes.  She competed in the 1992 Olympics in rowing and continues to travel with the US national rowing team, including serving as a team physician to the 2008 US Olympic team.  She and her husband Dave can be found Nordic skiing or cycling, depending on the season.

Jonathan Lichtenstein

  Jonathan Lichtenstein, Psy.D.

Dr. Lichtenstein is the Director of Pediatric Neuropsychological Services at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. He earned his doctorate in clinical psychology and MBA at Widener University and completed fellowships in Clinical Neuropsychology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and the Sports Concussion Center of New Jersey. Dr. Lichtenstein also currently serves as a consultant to concussion management programs at middles schools, high schools, and colleges in New England, and is the neuropsychologist for Dartmouth College Athletics. Dr. Lichtenstein is the co-principal investigator and clinical director of Concussion Chalk Talk, a grant-funded school-based concussion management program, which places an emphasis on return to learn and changing the culture around concussion in New Hampshire. His research focuses on test administration, effort, and recovery modalities in concussion management. Recent peer-reviewed publications have concentrated on aerobic exercise, yoga, and mindfulness as interventions to facilitate recovery and improve functioning. Dr. Lichtenstein is also Dartmouth's representative on the Big Ten/Ivy League TBI Research Collaboration.

 

Athletic Trainers

Associate Director of Sports Medicine, Head Athletic Trainer

Jeff Frechette

  Jeffrey Frechette

  Office 1: 603/646-1284
  Office 2: 603/646-2472
  E-mail:
jeff.frechette@dartmouth.edu

 

Jeff began his career as an Athletic Trainer at Dartmouth in the fall of 1981. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from West Chester State College, West Chester Pennsylvania, and Master of Education degree from James Madison University, Harrisonburg VA.  Jeff is entering his 36th year at Dartmouth College. He has served as the Head Athletic Trainer since 1994. In 2014 he was promoted to Associate Director of Sports Medicine. In addition to the administrative responsibilities of the Associate Director of Sports Medicine, Jeff works closely with the Men's Ice Hockey team, and also oversees the Men's and Women's Golf teams. He has completed courses in Functional Movement Screening, and Postural Restoration techniques. Most recently, he has become certified in Active Release Techniques for the Lower Extremities.  He is a member of the National Athletic Trainer's Association, and the Professional Hockey Athletic Trainers Society. He is an avid golfer, frequently walking Hanover's course completing "safety checks" as part of his responsibility to the golf teams.  Jeff and his wife, Jeni, also an Athletic Trainer, live in Wilder, VT.

Associate Head Athletic Trainer

Mike Derosier

  Michael Derosier

  Office: 603/646-9772
  E-mail: michael.derosier@dartmouth.edu

Michael is the Head Football Athletic Trainer, entering his 7th year here at Dartmouth.  He is also working with the Equestrian team at Dartmouth after having spent the last five years with the Big Green Women's Basketball program.   Prior to Dartmouth, he spent the previous 13 years in New Jersey:  1994-1998 (4 years) at Monmouth University and 1998-2007 (9 years) at Princeton.  Michael became a Certified Athletic Trainer in February of 1992.  He completed his Bachelor of Science at the University of New Hampshire in 1991, and completed graduate school with a Master of Science in Education degree from Old Dominion University in 1994.  Professional interests include all manners of physical rehabilitation including Muscle Energy Technique and Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy.  Michael was Certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association in 2004.  He is also certified in Active Release Techniques (ART) for Lower Extremity (2005, 2013) and Upper Extremity (2006).  He has recently completed certifications in Graston Technique (2009), Kinesio Taping (2010), Functional Movement Screening and Corrective Exercise (2011), and Myokinematic Restoration through the Postural Restoration Institute (2012).  During the football season, Michael annually oversees two athletic training students as an Approved Clinical Instructor for the Colby-Sawyer College Exercise and Sports Sciences/Athletic Training Education Program.  Personal interests include all manners of family time.  In addition to being married to the former Lori Tarr of Concord, NH  (UNH '93) who is a Reading Recovery Specialist in the Hartford, VT school district, Michael is also a father of 2 boys, Jacob (11 yrs old) and Matthew (8 yrs old).

 

Senior Athletic Trainers

 Meredith Cockerell

  Meredith Cockerell

  Office 1: 603/646-2472  
 
Office 2: 603/646-9896  
  Email: meredith.cockerell@dartmouth.edu

A transplant to New England, Meredith is originally from Texas.  She joined us from St. Mary's College in San Antonio, TX, where she served as Head Athletic Trainer.  Prior to that, she received her BA from Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX in 2006.  She obtained her MS in 2008 from Michigan State University.  Here at Dartmouth, Meredith works with the Field Hockey team and the Men's and Women's Track & Field teams.  Professional interests include manual therapies and muscle energy techniques.  Meredith is Graston M1 and M2 Certified.  She also recently earned certification in Active Release Techniques for the Lower Extremities.  Outside of work, Meredith spends time walking her dog, Cooper.  She also enjoys reading.

Caleb Crowell

  Caleb Crowell

  Office 1: 603/646-9772
  Office 2: 603/646-3203

  Email: caleb.crowell@dartmouth.edu

Caleb is in his 6th year on the staff.  He joined us from Ithaca College in New York, where he completed both his undergraduate and graduate work. He received his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training in 2008.  He then went on to complete his Master of Science in Exercise Science with a concentration in Sports Psychology in 2010.  During this time he also worked as a graduate assistant athletic trainer for Cornell University. Professional interests include manual therapies, and has completed the Graston Technique Module 1 and Active Release Techniques for the Lower Extremity, and was passed the SFMA certification in the spring of 2014. At Dartmouth, Caleb is working with Women's Ice Hockey, Men’s Tennis, and Mixed Sailing. He also assists with Football in the fall term.  A native of Cape Cod, Caleb worked with the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox of the Cape Cod Baseball League as an athletic training student. He spends much of his free time on the Cape, helping to run a charter fishing boat during the summers. In addition to fishing, other interests include skiing and snowboarding.

 Ben Schuler

  Ben Schuler

  Office 1: 603/646-3320
  Office 2: 603/646-1237

  Email: ben.schuler@dartmouth.edu

Ben joins us from Troy University in Alabama, where he received his Master of Science in Sports and Fitness Management in the spring of 2011. Prior to that, he completed his Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences-Athletic Training in 2009 at the University of Central Florida. He is in his third year here at Dartmouth.  Ben is responsible for the coverage of the Men’s and Women’s Rugby teams, as well as the Women's Skiing teams.  Professional interests include concussion evaluation and management, as well as sport specific rehabilitation and functional testing.  Outside of work, Ben enjoys reading, surfing, hiking, canoeing. Recently married, he and his wife, Hilary, live in Lebanon with their dog, Pete.

Photo of Pete Tryon

  Peter Tryon

  Office: 603/646-2472
  Email: peter.tryon@dartmouth.edu

Pete came to Dartmouth from the Minnesota State University-Mankato, where he completed his Master of Arts in Sports Management in 2012. In 2008 he completed a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis in athletic training at the University of New Hampshire. Pete works with the Men's Soccer and Baseball teams and the Men's Ski Program. His primary professional interest is in injury prevention through the advancement of pre-participation screenings to identify at-risk athletes. He earned his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist credential in the Spring of 2013. He recently earned certification in Active Release Techniques for the Lower Extremity. Peter is an avid outdoorsman. He enjoys hiking, fishing, and snowboarding.

 Assistant Athletic Trainers  

Photo of Caitie Colitti

  Caitlin Colitti

  Office: 603/646-2472
  Email: caitlin.m.colitti@dartmouth.edu

Caitie is another New Hampshire native returning to the state after a three year hiatus. Most recently, she completed an internship at Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD where she worked with men's and women's rugby, women's tennis, and golf. Prior to that internship she received her Master's degree from the George Washington University in Exercise Science with a concentration in strength in conditioning in 2015.  This presented the opportunity to pursue and achieve dual certification as she is now also a certified strength and conditioning specialist.  During her time at GWU, she was responsible for educating undergraduate students within the department of Exercise Science in Prevention and Care of Injury and Injury Evaluation. During a gap year between undergrad and grad school, she took on multiple roles: she acted as a stand-in Head Athletic Trainer for Saint Thomas Aquinas High School in Dover, NH, in the Fall of 2012, she provided coverage as needed to local high schools as well as the University of New Hampshire camps, clinics, and club sports. Caitie received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from the University of New Hampshire with a minor in Nutrition in 2012. Caitie grew up playing ice hockey and tries to stay involved in the sport through playing and coaching opportunities. After her move to DC she has taken up running and aims to achieve the qualifying standard time for the Boston Marathon in the next couple of years.

Yuri Fujioka

  Yuriko Fujioka

  Office: 603/646-2472
  Email: yuriko.fujioka@dartmouth.edu

Prior to her arrival at Dartmouth completed an internship year at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. She has a diverse background in education, most recently earning her Master of Science in Athletic Training from Illinois State University in 2011. Prior to that she earned two undergraduate degrees, the first in 2006 in Tokyo, Japan, from Kokushikan University, where she studied Physical Education. After developing in an interest in Athletic Training, Yuri pursued her Bachelor of Science from Oregon State University, graduating in 2009. Yuri's professional interests include manual therapies, and she has completed the Graston Technique Module 1 and is certified in Active Release Techniques for the Lower Extremity. She cannot live without Japanese rice. She also thrives on coffee and enjoys hunting for cozy, local coffee shops in her spare time. She looks forward to exploring this area and hiking, skiing, and snowboarding.

  Chad Johnson

  Chad Johnson

  Office: 603/646-2472
  Email: chad.e.johnson@dartmouth.edu

Chad joins the Dartmouth staff from Minnesota State University in Mankato, MN. He completed his BS there in in 2007 and earned a Master of Arts in Sports Management. in 2013. He will be working as the Assistant Athletic Trainer working with the Men's Basketball and Men's and Women's Crew programs. He recently earned his CSCS in the summer of 2014. Prior to his time in Mankato, Chad spent three years with the Alpena Ice Diggers in the NAHL and one year in the CJHL working with the Alpena Thunder. In his free time, Chad enjoys fishing, disc golf, taking in a Minnesota Twins game and spending time with his dog, Rocky.

 Amanda Leitch

  Amanda Leitch

  Office: 603/646-2472
  Email: amanda.c.leitch@dartmouth.edu

Amanda completed her undergraduate education with a BS in Athletic Training from the University of Wisconsin—Madison in 2012. She then completed her graduate work at Boston University, earning an MS in Human Physiology in 2015. Amanda is responsible for the care of the Women's Soccer, Women's Tennis, and Women's Lacrosse teams at Dartmouth. She is Graston MI certified. She enjoys being outdoors, reading, woodworking, and playing the guitar in her free time.

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  Scott Roy

  Office: 603/646-2472
  Email: scott.j.roy@dartmouth.edu

Scott re-joined the Dartmouth Sports Medicine staff in the spring of 2016 after being away from the college to serve as the Head Athletic Trainer and Clinical Assistant Professor at Colby-Sawyer College.  In his first stint at Dartmouth from 1998-2008 Scott was a member of the athletic training staff working with several varsity programs over that time including football, baseball, cross country, track and field, tennis, alpine and nordic skiing and men's basketball.  Prior to this Scott worked as an Associate Athletic Trainer at M.I.T. in Cambridge, MA (2 years) and as a graduate assistant at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst where he earned his Masters of Science Degree in Exercise Science.  His undergraduate education is from Springfield College in Springfield, MA where he studied athletic training and physical education and was a member of the varsity basketball team.  Scott has varied clinical interests including concussion management, posture and gait analysis and policy development.  He will be working with the women's basketball and the men's and women's cross country programs here at Dartmouth.  Personal interests include hiking, rock climbing, snowboarding, woodworking and cooking.  Scott resides in Grantham, NH with his daughter Alecia and wife Amy who is in marketing with the King Arthur Flour Company.

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  Alyssa Schramm

  Office: 603/646-9772
  Email: alyssa.k.schramm@dartmouth.edu

Alyssa joined the Athletic Training team in the Fall of 2017 as an Assistant Athletic Trainer with the Football, Softball, and Men's and Women's Squash Teams. She joins us after a two year stint as an Assistant Athletic Trainer at the University at Buffalo where she worked with Women's Volleyball and Men's and Women's Track and Field Teams, while also having a role as the Assistant Insurance Coordinator. She completed her Master's in Education from North Carolina State University in 2015 while working with the Football, Men's Soccer, Women's Tennis and Cheerleading teams. Alyssa obtained her Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training from Michigan State University in 2013. Alyssa is originally from Columbus, Ohio, and enjoys running, hiking, and spending time outside with her dog, Sanford.

Office Manager

Tracy Purcell 

  Tracy Purcell

  Office: 603/646-9419
  Fax: 603/646-6455

  Email: tracy.a.purcell@dartmouth.edu

Tracy rejoined the Sports Medicine Team as the Office Manager in 2014.  Previously, she worked on the Dartmouth staff as an athletic trainer from 2004-2013, leaving to spend more time with her family. She enjoys this new role, the variety it giver her work day, and the stability it allows her family. Tracy completed her Bachelor of Science in Movement Science with a specialization in Athletic Training from the University of Pittsburgh in 2002. In 2004, she completed her Master of Science degree in Health Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  A New Hampshire native, Tracy lives in West Lebanon with her husband, Kevin, their children, KJ, Liza, and Sarah, and their two dogs.  She enjoys spending her free time outdoors with her family, and in her kitchen.

 

Last Updated: 9/19/17