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Athletic Training

Athletic Trainer  
Head Athletic Trainer: Matt McWilliams, MEd, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer: Kevin Parker, MEd, ATC, NASM-PES
Assistant Athletic Trainer: Kelsey Robinson, M.S., AT, ATC
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Athletic Trainers

Matt McWilliams Matt McWilliams - Matt McWilliams begins his 13th year on staff in the Aquinas College’s athletic training department.  After a one year stint at Thornapple Kellogg High School, as head athletic trainer, Matt joined the Saints staff in 2002. Along with his athletic training duties, Matt also teaches first aid and activities classes in Kinesiology department. Matt graduated from Aquinas College in 1999, where he received his Bachelor’s degree in athletic training. Matt went onto receive his Masters in Sports Administration from Northern Illinois University in 2001. Matt is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and resides on the Northwest side of Grand Rapids with his wife Vicky, his daughter Quinn and his son Teague. 
Kevin Parker Kevin Parker - Kevin Parker enters his ninth year as a member of our athletic training staff. Kevin joined the staff at Aquinas after a varied career in athletic training.  He spent time working in NCAA Division I athletics, physical therapy outpatient clinics, and at a high school in Eugene, OR immediately prior to arriving in Grand Rapids. Kevin received a Bachelor's degree in athletic training from Miami University and a Master's degree in education from Auburn University.  He is a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association and lives in Grand Rapids with his wife Tonya.
Kelsey Binder Kelsey Robinson - Kelsey begins her first season as a member of the athletic training staff. Kelsey has gained experience as a physician extender at River Valley Orthopedics, a staff athletic trainer at IMG Academy and the athletic trainer for baseball at Western Michigan University. Before her professional career Kelsey received her Bachelor's degree from Grand Valley State University and a Master's degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Lock Haven University. Binder is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers' Association and the Michigan Athletic Trainers' Society.