Mission Statement
The mission of the Department of Medical Services is to set a standard in the providing comprehensive, quality healthcare to our student-athletes. Our staff will provide a professional environment for all involved. We will serve as advocate for the student-athletes health and well-being and we will be proactive in treating and managing the student-athletes healthcare.

We use an integrated team approach of certified athletic trainers, sports medicine trained physicians, student athletic trainers, and other qualified health professionals to effectively manage and treat various medical, physical and mental conditions. In compliance with the WMU Division of Intercollegiate Athletics mission, the medical services department will strive to produce NCAA Division I programs for men and women characterized by excellence in athletics and academics while being recognized as a leader among ethical, non-discriminatory, and fiscally well-managed departments.

  
 

Department Staff

   

Name

Title

Sports

Phone

Dennis Corbin

Assoc. AD/Medical Services

 

(269) 387-8106

Kyle Blecha

Director of Medical Services

Football

(269) 387-8652

Brian Bauer

Asst. Director of Medical Services

Hockey, Football

(269) 387-8653

Krysten Binfet

Asst. Athletic Trainer

Baseball, Golf

(269) 276-3319

Kevin Lehmann

Asst. Athletic Trainer

Men's Basketball, Men's Tennis, Cheerleading, Cross Country

(269) 387-3454

Sarah McBrien
Asst. Athletic Trainer
Women's Basketball, Women's Tennis, Fall Track & Field, Dance
(269) 387-3099
Emily Corstange
Athletic Training Intern Men's Soccer
(269) 276-3319

Jake Janicki

Athletic Training Intern Football  (269) 387-8693

Samantha Slager

Graduate Assistant

Volleyball, Gymnastics

(269) 387-3088

Karrie Nicholson

Graduate Assistant

Football, Winter Track & Field

(269) 387-8693

Shelby Reynolds

Graduate Assistant

Women's Soccer, Softball

(269) 276-3319

                    

Team Physicians

     

Name

Employer

Title

Specialty

Bob Baker, MD

KCMS/KVO

Team Physician

Family Practice/Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine

Quinter Burnett, MD

KVO

Team Physician

Orthopedic Surgeon/Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine

Terry Nelson, MD KVO Team Physician Orthopedic Surgeon/Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine

Mark Sytsma, MD

KVO

Team Physician

Orthopedic Surgeon/Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine