U-M Athletic Medicine Staff Profiles

Staff Athletic Trainers (Page 2)

Jeremy Marra photo Jeremy Marra, MS, AT, ATC, CSCS
Staff Athletic Trainer Men's Lacrosse

Hired by Athletic Department: 2010
Previous Experience:
    2008 - 2010 U.S. Olympic Training Center, Lake Placid, N.Y.
Education:
    Master of Science, Michigan State University, 2008
    Bachelor of Science, Central Michigan University, 2006
Committees/Memberships:
    National Athletic Trainer's Association
    Michigan Athletic Trainer's Society
Professional Interests: Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, osteopathic manipulative therapy, athletes with disabilities, cultural competence and diversity education
Hometown: New Boston, Michigan
Hobbies: Outdoor recreation, search and rescue, travel and fitness
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
Education:
    Master of Science, University of Pittsburgh, 2010
    Bachelor of Arts, Capital University, 2008
Committees/Memberships:
    National Athletic Trainer's Association
Professional Interests: Scapular Dyskinesis
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Hobbies: Running, soccer, photography
Email: cleemill@umich.edu
Yume Nakamura Yume Nakamura, MS, AT, ATC
Staff Athletic Trainer Women's Soccer and Tennis

Hired by Athletic Department: 2012
Education:
    Master of Science, Michigan State University, 2012
    Bachelor of Arts, Albion College, 2009
Committees/Memberships:
    National Athletic Trainer's Association
    Michigan Athletic Trainer's Society
Professional Interests: Manual therapy, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation,
    Education and Teaching
Hometown: Miyazaki, Japan
Hobbies: Music, fitness, sports, traveling, spending time with good old friends and families
Email: yume@umich.edu
Lenny Navitskis photo Lenny Navitskis, MEd, AT, ATC, CSCS
Staff Athletic Trainer Football

Hired by Athletic Department: 2007
Previous Experience:
    2000 - 2007 Assistant Athletic Trainer University of Georgia
Education:
    Master of Education, University of Georgia, 2000
    Bachelor of Science, James Madison University, 1995
Committees/Memberships:
    National Athletic Trainer's Association
    National Strength and Conditioning Association
Professional Interests: Emergency medicine, shoulder pathology/rehab
Hometown: Roanoke, Virginia
Hobbies: Reading, golf, mountain biking, travel
Email: lbnav@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 Post Graduate Athletic Training Fellow, University of Michigan
Education:
    Master of Arts, Northern Kentucky University, 2013
    Bachelor of Science, Winona State University, 2010
Committees/Memberships:
    National Athletic Trainer's Association
    Michigan Athletic Trainer's Society
Professional Interests: Muscle Energy Techniques, Therapeutic exercise and rehabilitation
Hometown: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Hobbies: Weightlifting, volleyball, travel, music
Email: kpenebak@umich.edu
Joel Pickerman photo Joel Pickerman, MS, AT, ATC, CSCS, NASM-CES
Staff Athletic Trainer Wrestling and Football

Hired by Athletic Department: 1997
Education:
    Master of Science, University of Oregon, 1997
    Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois, 1995
Committees/Memberships:
    National Athletic Trainer's Association
    Michigan Athletic Trainer's Society
    National Strength and Conditioning Association
Professional Interests: Functional training and rehabilitation
Hometown: Sturgis, Michigan
Hobbies: Golf and reading
Email: joelpick@umich.edu
Melissa Pohorence photo Melissa Pohorence, MA, AT, ATC, NASM-CES/PES
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
Committees/Memberships:
    National Athletic Trainer's Association
Professional Interests: Functional training, psychology of sport
Hometown: Lakewood, Ohio
Hobbies: Outdoor sports, baseball, family and friends
Email: pohorenm@umich.edu