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Defiance College Sports Medicine features some of the finest facilities in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.  

After recent renovations were completed to the athletic facilities on the campus of Defiance College, Yellow Jackets student-athletes now have access to one of the most comprehensive departments in the region. 

Boasting three separate locations within the Defiance Athletics sports complex, the Athletic Training team makes sure the student-athletes here at Defiance College receive the best treatment possible.

The DC Athletic Training main office is located on the south side of the Karl H. Weaner Community Center. The staff also works out of athletic training rooms located within Justin F. Coressel Stadium, as well as the Duane C. Hocking Athletic Training room within the new George M. Smart Athletic Center.

Under the direction of Head Athletic Trainer Kevin Tong and Associate Athletic Trainer Kathleen Westfall, and Assistant Athletic Trainer Matt Slattman. Defiance College Athletic Training works tirelessly to make sure our student-athletes receive the highest level of care possible. 

The staff also features a comprehensive medical team that features physicians in a variety of medical specialties.



Full Time Athletic Training Staff

Kevin Tong
Head Athletic Trainer 
Telephone: (419) 783-2340
Fax: (419) 783-2369

  Kathleen Westfall
Associate Athletic Trainer/SWA
Clinical Education Coordinator
Fax: (419) 783-2369

Matt Slattman
Associate Athletic Trainer 
Fax: (419) 783-2369 

Substance Abuse Policy
Concussion Information
Sickle Cell Information
Sickle Cell Form
Visiting Team Information
SWOL Introduction Letter
Signature Form for Parents of Minors
Emergency Action Plan

Santana Villarreal
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
Telephone: (419) 785-2829
Fax: (419) 783-2369

Corina Salinas 
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer 
Telephone: (419) 785-2829
Fax: (419) 783-2369





Dr. Kellee Schwitzer
(Head Team Physician)



Dr. Jason Smith



Dr. Jonathan Rohdy



Dr. Gary Okuley




Dr. J.D. Reeves





 Team Massage Therapist 


Carrie Radzik




Student Athletic Trainers 

Michaela Bauer
(Sr. - Hicksville)



Morgan Connor
(Sr. - Curtice, Ohio)



Keri Hupp
(Sr. - Louisville, Ohio)



Beau Massingill
(Sr. - Monroe, Mich.)