Athletic Training and Health Science Faculty

The Heidelberg Athletic Training Department faculty are diverse and energetic professionals who truly have a desire to educate and mentor athletic training students. We are current in athletic training methods, national education standards and philosophies because of our commitment to continuing education and professional development.

Trevor Bates Trevor Bates
DHSc. A.T. Still University (in progress), M.S. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S. Millikin University, AT, ATC
Associate Dean of Health Sciences
Director of the Athletic Training Program (CAATE)
Chair of the Athletic Training Department
Associate Professor of Athletic Training

Professor Bates came to Heidelberg in 2007, after teaching and working clinically and academically at his alma mater, Millikin University. At Millikin, Professor Bates served as a faculty member, clinical education coordinator, and provided clinical coverage for Football, Men's Basketball and...

Tyson Depinet Tyson Depinet
B.S. Heidelberg University, M.A. Kent State University
Associate Athletic Trainer - Coordinator of AT Services
Instructor of AT
Primary Clinical Coverage for: Football & Men's Basketball

Tyson is newer to the Heidelberg Faculty in a fulltime capacity but has been very involved in the AT program over the past 5 years in a variety of ways.  Tyson brings a great balance of skill, knowledge, experience, personality and energy to the AT Department with the historical perspective...

Andrew Gase Andrew Gase
Athletic Team Physician

Andrew J. Gase, M.D., is an allopathic physician who practices Family Medicine based on research, evidence based clinical guidelines and judgment while dealing with the complexities of the entire human body.

Dr. Gase holds a leadership role at Heidelberg University as an acting Athletic...

Aly Matejka Aly Matejka
Instructor of Athletic Training

Aly went to the University of Mount Union and received a degree in Athletic Training. She was a member of the women’s soccer team at Mount Union for four years. In 2014, she received her Masters of Science in Athletic Training from California University of Pennsylvania. At Cal U, she...

Ryan Musgrave Ryan Musgrave
B.S. Wilmington College, M.S. Indiana University, AT, ATC
Coordinator of Clinical Education
Assistant Professor of Athletic Training
Athletic Trainer

Ryan Musgrave started at Heidelberg University in 2002 as the Head Men’s Athletic Trainer. Prior to coming to Heidelberg he attended Wilmington College, where he obtained a BS in Athletic Training and Sports Management. He completed his Master’s Degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis...

Jena Suffel Jena Suffel
B.S. Wilmington College, MEd Valdosta State University
Athletic Trainer
Instructor of AT
Clinical Coverage for : Volleyball, Cross Country, Women's Basketball & Softball

Jena is an exciting professional that brings great energy and an amazing attention to detail.  She has experience and the DI athletic level as an AT and Instructor.

  • NSCA - Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Member of the Heidelberg Faculty Delegation...
Name Title(s) Phone Number
Monica Bates Athletic Training Graduate Assistant 419-448-2158
Allison Conner
Graduate Assistant
Clinical coverage for: Football & Baseball
Steven Copeland Medical Director of Athletic Training and Athletic Team Physician