Sports Medicine Information

Western New England Sports Medicine Staff

Mike Vallee (Ithaca '97) - Head Athletic Trainer (coverage for men's soccer, cross country, men's ice hockey, men's basketball, baseball)
Office: (413) 782-1599
Email: mvallee@wne.edu

Kelly Waller (Springfield '04) - Athletic Trainer (coverage for women's soccer, women's volleyball, women's basketball, men's lacrosse)
Office: (413) 782-1599
Email: kwaller@wne.edu

TBA - Athletic Trainer

Robbie Williamson (Ithaca '14) - Assistant Athletic Trainer (coverage for football, swimming, women's lacrosse)
Office: (413) 782-1610
Email: robbie.williamson@wne.edu

Matt Kalies (Florida Gulf Coast '15) - Assistant Athletic Trainer (coverage for men's/women's tennis, wrestling, field hockey)
Office: (413) 782-1610
Email: matthew.kalies@wne.edu


HOURS & SCHEDULE
Athletic Training Room
This area will be open 30 minutes prior to practices and 2 hours prior to contests. The Athletic Training Room will stay open 30 minutes after practices and contests finish.

Rehabilitation
Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. or by appointment. Weekend and break hours are as needed for in-season practices and games.


IMPORTANT FORMS

https://blueocean.edh.com/ 

Injury Disclosure Agreement

Health Services website 

ADHD Medical Exemption Form Page 1

ADHD Medical Exemption Form Page 2


CONCUSSION INFORMATION
NCAA Student-Athlete Concussion Video

Student-Athlete Concussion Fact Sheet

Coaches Concussion Fact Sheet



SICKLE CELL INFORMATION 
Sickle Cell Trait for Student-Athlete

Sickle Cell Trait for Coaches

NCAA Student-Athlete Sickle Cell Video


VISITING TEAM INFORMATION
Facilities
The Athletic Facility is located in back of the Alumni Healthful Living Center. All sports with the exception of hockey work out of this facility. The hockey team plays at Smead Rink at Blunt Park on 1780 Roosevelt Ave in Springfield.

The Athletic Training facility in the AHLC has equipment for thermo-, cryo- and hydrotherapies, two electric stimulation units, one ultrasound unit, as well as several treatment and taping tables. Any athletes requiring an electrical modality treatment must have a note from a physician.

Games
Ice, bags, water and cups, vacuum splints, and an AED will be available at all games at Western New England. A state-licensed ATC will be present and available one hour before, during, and for 30 minutes after each game. A physician and EMS will be present at all home football games. A physician or physician assistant will be available at all home hockey and men's lacrosse games.

If our team is not traveling with an Athletic Trainer, we will contact you in advance. Please show the WNE sports medicine staff the same courtesy.

TEAM PHYSICIAN
T.K. Raman, MD
WNE Health Services
(413) 782-1211

CONSULTING PHYSICIANS
Pioneer Spine and Sport Physicians
West Springfield, MA
(413) 785-1153 x8

LOCAL HOSPITALS
Baystate Medical
759 Chestnut St.
Springfield, MA
(413) 794-0000
Directions from campus

Mercy Medical Center
271 Carew St.
Springfield, MA
(413) 748-9000
Directions from campus


RELATED LINKS
NCAA Division III Banned Substances
Organization: NCAA III ; Password: ncaa3

NCAA Health and Safety Information

National Athletic Trainers Association