U-M Athletic Medicine Staff Profiles

Staff Athletic Trainers (Page 2)

Phil Johnson photo Phil Johnson, MS, AT, ATC
Staff Athletic Trainer Football

Hired by Athletic Department: 2000
Previous Experience:
    1999 - 2000 Intern Athletic Trainer, New York Jets
Education:
    Master of Science, Penn State University, 1999
    Bachelor of Science, University of Iowa, 1997
Professional Certifications:
    Board of Certification Certified Athletic Trainer
    State of Michigan Licensed Athletic Trainer
    American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider
    American Red Cross Standard First Aid
    Functional Movement Screen Level 1 Certified (FMS-1)
    National Academy of Sports Medicine Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES)
    National Academy of Sports Medicine Performance Enhancement Specialist (NASM-PES)
    Dragon Door Hardstyle Kettlebell Certification (HKC)
    Gray Institute Certification in Applied Functional Science (CAFS)
Professional Memberships:
    National Athletic Trainer's Association
    Michigan Athletic Trainer's Society
    Great Lakes Athletic Trainer's Association
Professional Interests: Concussion, Movement Assessment, Functional Rehabilitation
Hometown: Akron, Iowa
Hobbies: Family, golf, non-fiction reading
Email: pdjohns@umich.edu
Jeremy Marra photo Jeremy Marra, MS, AT, ATC
Staff Athletic Trainer Men's Lacrosse

Hired by Athletic Department: 2010
Previous Experience:
    2012 - Team USA Medical Staff, London Paralympic Games
    2011, 2015 - Team USA Medical Staff, ParaPan American Games
    2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 - Team USA Medical Staff, IBSA World Championships/Games
    2008 - 2010 U.S. Olympic Training Center
    2006 - Athletic Training Intern, Florida Gulf Coast University
Education:
    Master of Science, Michigan State University, 2008
    Bachelor of Science, Central Michigan University, 2006
Professional Certifications:
    Board of Certification Certified Athletic Trainer
    State of Michigan Licensed Athletic Trainer
    American Red Cross Instructor
    American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer & Healthcare Provider
    American Red Cross Standard First Aid
    Certified First Responder- Wilderness (WFR)
    US Sports Academy Certification in Sports Administration
    Functional Movement Screen Level 1 Certified (FMS-1)
    Selective Functional Movement Assessment Certified (SFMA-1)
    M-2 Graston Technique Certified
    Certified Kinesiotaping Practitioner (CKTP)
    RedCord Education Program (Neurac-1)
    National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Professional Memberships:
    National Athletic Trainer's Association
    Michigan Athletic Trainer's Society
    Great Lakes Athletic Trainer's Society
    National Strength and Conditioning Association
    Special Olympics Michigan Partner
Professional Interests: Osteopathic Manual Medicine (OMM/OMT), athletes with disabilities, cultural competence
Hometown: New Boston, Michigan
Hobbies: Outdoor recreation, travel
Email: marrajer@umich.edu
Christie-Lee Miller photo Christie-Lee Miller, MS, AT, ATC
Staff Athletic Trainer Women's Lacrosse

Hired by Athletic Department: 2010
Previous Experience:
    2015 - USATF Medical Support Team, Toronto Pan American Games
    2014 - USATF Medical Support Team, BUPA Great Edinburgh Cross Country Championships
Education:
    Master of Science, University of Pittsburgh, 2010
    Bachelor of Arts, Capital University, 2008
Professional Certifications:
    Board of Certification Certified Athletic Trainer
    State of Michigan Licensed Athletic Trainer
    American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider
    American Red Cross Standard First Aid
    Functional Movement Screen Level 1 Certified (FMS-1)
    M-1 Graston Technique Certified
    Certified Kinesiotaping Practitioner (CKTP)
    Active Release Techniques (LE)
    Active Isolated Stretching Provider
Professional Memberships:
    National Athletic Trainer's Association
    Michigan Athletic Trainer's Society
    Great Lakes Athletic Trainer's Society
Professional Interests: Manual therapy, active release techniques and functional rehabilitation
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Hobbies: Running, traveling, hiking, soccer and doing handstands in weird locations
Email: cleemill@umich.edu
Yume Nakamura Yume Nakamura, MS, AT, ATC
Staff Athletic Trainer Women's Soccer

Hired by Athletic Department: 2012
Previous Experience:
    2010 - Intern Athletic Trainer, Central Michigan University
    2009 - Athletic Training Student Intern, Disney Wide World of Sports
Education:
    Master of Science, Michigan State University, 2012
    Bachelor of Arts, Albion College, 2009
Professional Certifications:
    Board of Certification Certified Athletic Trainer
    State of Michigan Licensed Athletic Trainer
    American Red Cross Instructor
    American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider
    American Red Cross Standard First Aid
    Functional Movement Screen Level 1 Certified (FMS-1)
    M-1 Graston Technique Certified
    Certified Kinesiotaping Practitioner (CKTP)
Professional Memberships:
    National Athletic Trainer's Association
    Michigan Athletic Trainer's Society
    Great Lakes Athletic Trainer's Society
    Kinesio Taping Association International
Professional Interests: Osteopathic manual medicine, mental health, education, promoting international awareness of athletic training
Hometown: Miyazaki City, Miyazaki, Japan
Hobbies: Experiencing new things and places; music, tennis and weightliftings
Email: yume@umich.edu
Kelsey Penebaker photo Kelsey Penebaker, MS, AT, ATC
Staff Athletic Trainer Field Hockey and Cheerleading

Hired by Athletic Department: 2014
Previous Experience:
    2013 - 2014 Athletic Training Fellow, University of Michigan
Education:
    Master of Arts, Northern Kentucky University, 2013
    Bachelor of Science, Winona State University, 2010
Professional Certifications:
    Board of Certification Certified Athletic Trainer
    State of Michigan Licensed Athletic Trainer
    American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
    American Red Cross First Aid
    M-1 Graston Technique Certified
Professional Memberships:
    National Athletic Trainer's Association
    Michigan Athletic Trainer's Society
    Great Lakes Athletic Trainer's Society
    College Athletic Trainer's Society
Professional Interests: Muscle energy techniques and manual therapy
Hometown: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Hobbies: Traveling, music, weightlifting, indoor and sand volleyball
Email: kpenebak@umich.edu
Joel Pickerman photo Joel Pickerman, MS, AT, ATC
Staff Athletic Trainer Wrestling

Hired by Athletic Department: 1997
Education:
    Master of Science, University of Oregon, 1997
    Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois, 1995
Professional Certifications:
    Board of Certification Certified Athletic Trainer
    State of Michigan Licensed Athletic Trainer
    American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider
    American Red Cross Standard First Aid
    Functional Movement Screen Level 1 Certified (FMS-1)
    National Academy of Sports Medicine Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES)
    National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Professional Memberships:
    National Athletic Trainer's Association
    Michigan Athletic Trainer's Society
    Great Lakes Athletic Trainer's Society
    National Strength and Conditioning Association
Professional Interests: Functional rehabilitation
Hometown: Sturgis, Michigan
Hobbies: Golf and going to concerts
Email: joelpick@umich.edu
Melissa Pohorence photo Melissa Pohorence, MA, AT, ATC
Staff Athletic Trainer Women's Basketball and Women's Golf

Hired by Athletic Department: 2007
Previous Experience:
    2003 - 2007 Assistant Athletic Trainer, Eastern Michigan University
Education:
    Master of Arts, John Carroll University, 2003
    Bachelor of Science, Ohio University, 2000
Professional Certifications:
    Board of Certification Certified Athletic Trainer
    State of Michigan Licensed Athletic Trainer
    American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider
    American Red Cross Standard First Aid
    Functional Movement Screen Level 1 Certified (FMS-1)
    Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)
    NG-360 Nike Golf Performance Specialist, powered by Gray Institute
    Certification in Applied Functional Science (CAFS)
    National Academy of Sports Medicine Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES)
    National Academy of Sport Medicine Performance Enhancement Specialist (NASM-PES)
Professional Memberships:
    National Athletic Trainer's Association
    Michigan Athletic Trainer's Society
    Great Lakes Athletic Trainer's Society
    Collegiate Athletic Trainer's Society
    Gray Institute
Professional Interests: Injury prevention screenings, functional rehabilitation
Hometown: Lakewood, Ohio
Hobbies: Spending time with family, attending local entertainment events
Email: pohorenm@umich.edu