Alumni

We are proud of our many successful graduates who are enjoying careers and continuing education in a variety of areas.

Discover what Emory & Henry College Athletic Training Graduates are doing today

Name

Grad 
Year

Employer/Location Position
Brittany Litchford, ATC 2018 Rehab Associates of Central Virginia
Lynchburg, VA
 Rehab Tech
Carson Bryant 2018 Hickory, NC  
Chandler Copeland, ATC 2018

Bon Secours Health System-Churchland High School
Chesapeake, VA

Athletic Trainer
Jashaad Gilmore, ATC 2018 Danville, VA  
T. Ken Knox, ATC 2018

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Intern with Olympic Sports
Graduate Student in Exercise Physiology

Brandon Surber, ATC 2018

University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC

Graduate Student in DPT Program

Jimmy Lawrence, ATC 1979 Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
Athletic Trainer & 
Insurance Coordinator
Scott Gravatt, ATC                                               1988 Baptist Health Floyd
New Albany, IN
Athletic Trainer
Jorena Maxwell Simpkins, ATC 1989 Appomattox County Public Schools
Appomattox, VA
Teacher & Athletic Trainer
Matthew Scott Williams, ATC 1993 Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughter
Lawrenceville, VA
Athletic Trainer
Nathan Hall Drowne, ATC 1994 Medical Alliance, Inc
Virginia Beach, VA
 
DC Cobler, EdD, ATC 1995 Emory & Henry College
Emory, VA
Athletic Training Program Director
Talena Cox Williams, PA-C, ATC 1995 Roanoke Orthopedic Associates
Roanoke, VA
Physician Assistant/Director of 
AT Services
Mark Oliver, PT, ATC 1997
Cedar Bluff, VA
Physical Therapist
Kelley Ryan Sutphin, ATC 1998 Montgomery County Public Schools
Shawsville, VA
Teacher/Athletic Trainer
Amanda Painter, ATC 1999 Carroll County Public Schools
Hillsville, VA
Athletic Trainer
W. Bays Gibson, DPT 2000 Private Practice
Salem, VA
Physical Therapist
Emily Hunt Brush, DPT, ATC 2000 Medical Facilities of America
Rocky Mount, VA
Physical Therapist
Kristi Maupin McCoy, DPT, ATC 2000
Richmond, VA
Physical Therapist
Anne Swoope, DPT, ATC, CSCS 2000 Bodies In Motion PT Clinic
Fairfax, VA
Physical Therapist
Brianne Farris Kilbourne, EdD, ATC 2001 Emory & Henry College
Emory, VA
Program Faculty
Carrie Peterson Bradbury, ATC 2001 Southwick Fire Department
Southwick, MA
Firefighter/EMT/ Athletic Trainer
Dan Almond, DPT, ATC 2002 Holston Medical Group
Kingsport, TN
Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer
Christy Brown Almond, PTA, CPT 2002 Holston Medical Group
Kingsport, TN
Physical Therapy Assistant
Melissa Davis, ATC 2002 Emory & Henry College
Emory, VA
Head Athletic Trainer
Beth Funkhouser, ATC, CSCS 2002 Emory & Henry College
Emory, VA
Athletic Training Program Clinical Education Coordinator
Gabe Long, ATC 2002 Abingdon High School
Abingdon, VA

Athletic Director/Assistant Principal

John McBryde, DPT, ATC 2002 OrthoSports Associates
Birmingham, AL
Physical Therapist
Chris Berry, DPT, ATC 2003 Amedysis Home Health
Roanoke, VA
Physical Therapist
Erin Caldwell Berry, PA-C, ATC 2003 Roanoke Orthopedic Associates- ION
Roanoke, VA
Physician Assistant
Laura New Voss, LMT 2003 Tidewater Physical Therapy
Newport News, VA
Front Office Coordinator/ Lymphedema Therapist
Alanna Underwood Caracciolo, ATC 2003 DJO Global
Maricopa, AZ
Medical Sales Representative
Eric “ET” Coley, DPT, ATC 2004 Emory & Henry College
Emory, VA
DPT Coordinator of Clinical Education 
Brandon Davis 2004 Hurley High School
Hurley, VA
Assistant Football Coach & Teacher
Ashley Duncan Cannon 2004 Smyth County Public Schools
Marion, VA
Teacher 
Barret Blevins, DPT, ATC 2005 Wellmont Outpatient Rehabilitation
Abingdon, VA
Physical Therapist & Athletic Trainer
Lauren Ellis McGuire, RN 2005 Lewis-Gale Medical Center
Roanoke, VA
Registered Nurse
Teresa Martilik, ATC 2005

Eastern Mennonite University
Harrisonburg, VA
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University of North Carolina- Greensboro
Greensboro, NC

Adjunct Faculty

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Doctoral student in Kinesiology

Lindsey Rogich DeVerna, DPT 2005 Sheltering Arms 
Richmond, VA
Physical Therapist
Michael Stidham, DPT, ATC 2005 Professional Sports Care & Rehab
Washington, DC
Physical Therapist &
Sports Medicine Coordinator
Matt Ward, DPT 2005 Ballad Health
Norton, VA
Physical Therapist
Michael Blankenship, DPT, ATC 2005

Baltimore Ravens
Baltimore, MD

Athletic Trainer & Physical Therapist
Josh Fields, CSCS, NASM-PES 2005 New York Mets
Johnson City, TN
Strength & Conditioning Coach
Greg Stephenson, ATC 2005 University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
Recreation & Wellness
Ginger Campbell Hilton, RN, ATC 2006 Ballad Health
Abingdon, VA
Registered Nurse
Ashlee “AJ” Johnson Wesner 2006 Capital Home Health Care
Washington, DC
Sales & Marketing Manager
Angela Patrick Quesenberry, ATC 2006 Cornerstone Physical Therapy
Abingdon, VA
Physical Therapy Technician
Erin Stafford, ATC 2006 Carroll County Public Schools
Hillsville, VA
Elementary PE Teacher
Kelli Arnold Ward 2007

Highlands Fellowship
Bristol, VA

Worship Leader/
Self-Employed
Travis Flanagan, ATC, PTA 2007 Intrepid USA Home Health
Roanoke, VA
Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant
Ashley Linkous Thomas 2007

Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic Center
Columbia, SC

Care Team Member
Mahin “Opie” Sarker, DPT 2007 Divine Therapy & Wellness, LLC
Ocala, FL
Owner/Physical Therapist
Danielle Starnes 2007 Johnston Memorial Hospital
Abingdon, VA
Physician Relations Manager
Tarra Wardrup Stetson, DPT, CSCS 2007


Fort Lauderdale, FL

Physical Therapist
Eliza Widener Slate, ATC 2007

Sideline Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Blacksburg, VA

Athletic Trainer 
Kari Arnold Carpenter, ATC, EMT 2008 Guardian Emergency Medical Service
Wytheville, VA
Emergency Medical Technician
Megan Auldridge Coulston, RRT 2008 Carilion RMH/LGH
Roanoke, VA
Respiratory Therapist
Brittany Benefield Kikani, DPT, ATC 2008 Duke Health System
Durham, NC
Physical Therapist
Nikki Blankenship Helton, RN 2008

Travel Nurse

Emergency Department Nurse
Derek Joyner, MAOS, ATC, OA-C 2008 Jordan-Young Institute 
Virginia Beach, VA
Orthopedic Assistant
Jessica Talbert McConnell 2008 Fortis College
Newport News, VA
 
Ashley Tambor 2008
Fairfax, VA
Teacher
Jamie Whitaker 2008 CSX Transportation
Knoxville, TN
 
Sarah Childress, RN, ATC 2009 Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Roanoke, VA
Labor & Delivery Nurse
Julianna Garren Carter 2009 Carlisle School
Martinsville, VA
Volleyball & Girls Basketball Coach
Jeremy Keene, DC, ATC 2009 Tuck Chiropractic Clinic
Roanoke, VA
Doctor of Chiropractic
Shanna Tolbert Lambert, OTR/L 2009 The Lodge at Mills River
Mills River, NC
Occupational Therapist
Raegan Clarke Fuller, ATC 2010 Danville Orthopedic & Athletic Rehab
Danville, VA
Athletic Trainer & Physical Therapy Assistant
Caitlin Kelley Cook, ATC 2010 JMH Outpatient Rehabilitation
Abingdon, VA
Athletic Trainer
Brittany Rogers Smock, ATC 2010 Carilion New River Medical Center
Christiansburg, VA
Athletic Trainer
Baylie Snyder-Smith, ATC 2010 Carilion Outreach
Roanoke, VA
Athletic Trainer
Greg Swafford, CSCS 2011 Fit.Life
Franklin, TN
Strength & Conditioning Specialist
Courtney Brooks, PA-C 2011 Carilion Institute for Orthopedics & Neurosciences ION
Roanoke, VA
Neurosurgery Physician Assistant 
Dustin Cooper 2011 Washington State University
Pullman, WA
 
Caleb Jennings, PA-C, CPT 2011 Center for Spine & Orthopedics
Denver, CO
Physician Assistant
Devin Meunier, CPO, ATC 2011

Hanger Clinic
Frederick, MD

Certified Prosthetist & Orthotist
Kayla O’Toole, RN 2011

Travel Nurse
Roanoke, VA

Registered Nurse
Ana Owens, ATC 2011 NARAL Pro-Choice VA
Washington, DC
 Campaigns Director
Edward Smith, CSCS 2011 Lynchburg College
Lynchburg, VA
Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
Dustin Anderson, DAT, ATC 2012

Fort Sill- US Army
Lawton, OK

Athletic Trainer

Andrea Behrer Sheridan, ATC 2012

Moore Wellness Systems
WestRock
Covington, VA

Industrial Athletic Trainer
Chase Edwards, MEd, DPT, ATC 2012 Veteran’s Administration Hospital
Johnson City, TN
Physical Therapist
Loren Favale, DPT, ATC 2012 Radford University
Radford, VA
Graduate Student in DPT Program
Corey Hall, DPT, ATC 2012

Pivot Physical Therapy
Baltimore, MD

Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer
Samantha Hammer, COTA 2012

Sunnyside Retirement Community
Harrisonburg, VA

Occupational Therapy Assistant
Ashley “Shorty” Helbert Janeway, ATC 2012 Lubbock Independent School District
Lubbock, TX
Athletic Trainer
Brandon Lewis, ATC 2012 NeuroSpine Solutions
Bristol, TN
Research Assistant
Hayley Poland, ATC 2012 Emory & Henry College- School of Health Sciences
Marion, VA
Graduate Student in DPT Program
Chip Wintringham, ATC 2012 Queens University of Charlotte
Charlotte, NC
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Blakeley Brewton Rookard 2013 Park West Emergency Department
Knoxville, TN
Medical Scribe
Jamie Cockerham Williamson, RDMS 2013

Novant Health System
Clemmons, NC

Medical Sonographer
Ashley Ebersole Mellert, PA-C 2013 THS Physician Partners
Charleston, WV
Physician Assistant
Becca Hanley 2013 Virginia Dept of Health- WIC Services
Spotsylvania, VA
Nutritionist 
Brock Hanna 2013 Smyth County Public Schools
Marion, VA
Teacher
Matt Nelson, RN, ATC 2013 Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Roanoke, VA
Registered Nurse & Outreach Athletic Trainer
Adam Pugh, DPT, ATC 2013

Benchmark Physical Therapy
Marion, VA

Physical Therapist
Lindsay Baciuska-Walton 2014

Emory & Henry College
Emory, VA

Graduate Student in M.Ed program for Special and Physical Education
Brogan Hoover, DPT, ATC 2014
Winchester, VA
 Physical Therapist
Seth Houtsma 2014 Gold’s Gym
Knoxville, TN
Fitness Manager & Personal Trainer
Zachary James, ATC 2014 Habitat for Humanity
Charlottesville, VA
Manager
Sarah Jerome 2014 University of Scranton
Scranton, PA
Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach
SGT Claire Yost 2014 The Pentagon- Pentagon Athletic Center
Washington, DC
Soldier/Physical Therapy Assistant
Chaypin Buchanan, ATC 2015

Emory & Henry College
Emory, VA

Assistant Athletic Trainer
Sheyenne Cleveland Turk, ATC 2015

Belmont University
Nashville, TN

Graduate Student in DPT Program
Michael Payne, ATC 2015

Grovetown High School
Augusta, GA
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University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

Athletic Trainer

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Student in Master of Health Administration Program

Scott Pennington, DPT, ATC 2015
Marion, VA
Physical Therapist
Ashleigh Polk 2015

Tidewater Physical Therapy
Newport News, VA

Physical Therapy Aide
Taylor Pumphrey, ATC 2015

WOA PT Clinic
Winchester, VA

Athletic Trainer/ Rehab Assistant
Auburn Barrett, ATC 2016

Haywood Regional Medical Center
Haywood County, NC

Athletic Trainer
Samantha Brown, ATC 2016

Warner University
Lake Wales, FL

Athletic Trainer
Alyssa Clark Hawks 2016

FCA of Western Oregon
Beaverton, OR

Area Representative
Taylor Guardalabene, ATC 2016 University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC

Graduate Student in DPT Program

Tayler Hale, ATC 2016 Grayson County High School
Independence, VA
Athletic Trainer
John Hunter Speight, ATC 2016

Apria Health Care
Fairfax, VA

Accounts Manager
Lauren Blakey, ATC 2017

East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

Graduate Student in DPT Program
Brett Carter 2017

Johnston Memorial Hospital
Abingdon, VA

Emergency Department Team Member
Tori Herndon Thomas, ATC 2017

Washington County 
Abingdon, VA

Program Counselor
Interim Athletic Trainer

Michaela Nolte, ATC 2017

UNC-Charlotte
Charlotte, NC

Kinesiology Program Instructor
Haley Reynolds, ATC  2017

Galax High School
Galax, VA

Athletic Trainer