Athletic Training Staff and Physicians
Courtesy: Idaho Athletic Media Relations
          Release: 09/09/2013
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Full Time Athletic Training Staff

  Barrie Steele, MS, LAT, ATC - Director of Athletic Training Services

 

Barrie joined the University of Idaho staff as the Head Athletic Trainer in 1986.Barrie graduated from Washington State University, where he worked prior to joining the Vandals, in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education.  He earned his Master of Science in Physical Education from the UI.. 

 

In addition to overseeing all aspects of the Athletic Training Room, Barrie oversees the Strength and Conditioning staff and the Equipment Room staff.  Barrie has served the Athletic Training profession in many capacities, including on the National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Directors, NATA BOD liaison to JRC-AT/CAATE, president of the Northwest Athletic Trainers' Association, and liaison to the Idaho Board of Medicine; State Board of Athletic Trainers.  He was honored by the NATA in 2010 as a "Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer."  In 2011 Barrie was inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame by his peers for his tireless dedication to the profession of Athletic Training

 

He and his wife, Sue, reside in Moscow and have two children - Barbara and Ross.  Barrie is a native of Pasco, WA.


 

Megan Shifflett, MS, LAT, ATC - Assistant Athletic Trainer

 

Megan joined the full time staff in the summer of 2011.  Her primary responsibilities include overseeing medical coverage for the women's basketball team and assisting graduate athletic trainers with track and field, volleyball and soccer.  She had previously been a graduate assistant athletic trainer (2008-2010) at the UI.  She returns after working as the Head Athletic Trainer of Norfolk High School in Norfolk, NE. 

 

Megan graduated from the University of Wyoming (Laramie) 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology & Health/Athletic Training.  She earned her Master of Science Degree in Sport and Recreation Management from the UI in 2010. 

 

Megan is a native of Laramie, WY.

Ryan "Toby" van Amerongen, MA, LAT, ATC - Assistant Athletic Trainer

Toby joined the UI full-time staff in the fall of 2012 after a 5 year stint at the University of Montana.  His responsibilities are men's basketball, men's and women's tennis, men's and women's golf and assisting with football.

Toby graduated from the University of Illinois (Chicago) with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology.  While at UIC Toby competed for the Mens Gymnastics team and was a  four year letter winner.  In 2004 he earned his Master of Arts Degree in Instructional Leadership from Tennessee Technological University. 

Toby was born and raised in Seattle, WA.

 

Graduate Athletic Training Staff

 

 

Travis Edwards, LAT, ATC - Graduate Athletic Trainer 

Travis is a second year graduate athletic trainer from Univerisity of the Pacific in Stockton, CA.  He graduated with a Bachelor in Science in Athletic Training.  His primary responsibility is men's and women's cross country and track and field.

Travis is originally from Modesto, CA.  He enjoys staying active and riding his bike.

 

Bryan Gima-Derrow, LAT, ATC - Graduate Athletic Trainer 

Bryan is a first year graduate athletic trainer from UNLV in Las Vegas, NV.  He graduated with a Bachelor in Science in Athletic Training.  His primary responsibility is assisting with football.

Bryan is orginally from Fairfield, CA.  He enjoys snowboarding and watching football.
 

Erin Hento - LAT, ATC - Graduate Athletic Trainer 

Erin is a first year graduate athletic trainer from George Fox University in Newberg, OR.  She graduated with a Bachelor in Science in Athletic Training.  Her primary responsibility is women's volleyball.

Erin is originally from Keizer, OR.  She enjoys staying active and playing softball.
 

Justin Nadeau, LAT, ATC - Graduate Athletic Trainer

Justin is a first year graduate athletic trainer from Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, TX.  He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training.  His primary responsibility assisting with football.

Justin is orginally from San Antonio, TX.  He enjoys running, mountain biking and golfing.

 

Christopher Walsh, LAT, ATC - Graduate Athletic Trainer

Chris is a first year graduate athletic trainer from University of Mobile in Mobile, AL.  He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training.  His primary responsibility is women's soccer.

Chris is orginally from Kent, WA.  He enjoys hiking and spending time with his family.

 

Alli Zeigel, LAT, ATC - Graduate Athletic Trainer

Alli is a first year graduate athletic trainer from Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, CO.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training.  Her primary responsibility is women's swim and dive.

Alli is orginally from Carbondale, CO.  She enjoys running and hiking.

               

Insurance Coordinator


Margaret Eldrich - Insurance Coordinator

Margaret was employed at the UI from 1991-2010.  She began work in the athletic department in 2011 after working for the Emergency Medical Services Bureau in Boise, ID

                                                                       

 Team Physicians

  Dr. Steve Pennington - Team Orthopedist
Dr. Ed Tingstad - Team Orthopedist

 

ATEP Faculty

 

Alan Nasypany, EdD, LAT, ATC, CSCS - Program Director/Clinical Coordinator

Dr. Nasypany has been employed at the UI since the fall of 2007.  Prior to being hired at Idaho he was an assistant professor at Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA.  At Shenandoah he also had multiple sport coverage opportunities including being the head football athletic trainer in 2006.  He has also had the opportunity to work in both the clinic and high school settings.  His many research interests include clinical education, teacher supervision, and chronic back pain.

 

Dr. Nasypany received his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine from Wingate University, his Master of Education in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation from Frostburg State University, and his Doctor of Education in Physical Education Teacher Education from West Virginia University.

 

He and his wife, Emma Grindley, reside in Moscow with three dogs and a cat.  Alan is originally from NY.

 

 

Jeff Seegmiller, EdD, LAT, ATC - Assistant Professor

Dr. Seegmiller joined the HPERD and WWAMI programs in the fall of 2007 with experience in athletic training, biomechanics, and human anatomy. 

 

Dr. Seegmiller has a BS in Athletic Training from Brigham Young University, and a MS in Biomechanics/Athletic Training from Illinois State University, and a Doctor of Education in Education from Illinois State University.  His professional experience includes an orthopaedic clinic, the Washington Redskins Professional Football team, and as the Head Athletic Trainer/Clinical Coordinator at West Texas A&M University, and four years as the graduate program coordinator at Ohio University.

 

He and his wife, Jennifer, have six children, Trevor, Lindsey, Tyler, Evan, Nathan, and Jared, and reside in Moscow.  He is originally from Salt Lake City, UT.

 

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