Faculty and Staff

Jeff Tilly, Undergraduate Athletic Training Program Director / Assistant Professor of Athletic Training / Department Chair

Mr. Jeff Tilly

Undergraduate Athletic Training Program Director / Assistant Professor of Athletic Training / Department Chair

Graves Hall, Room 218
812-488-1054
jt3@evansville.edu

Jeff has been the undergraduate athletic training education program director since 2003. Responsibilities include the day to day management of the undergraduate major in athletic training and maintaining standards set by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education. Prior to that, he served as an assistant athletic trainer for UE’s men’s and women’s soccer program as well as the men’s basketball team from 1996-2002 at UE. Jeff holds a master of exercise and sport science from the University of Florida and an undergraduate degree in kinesiology from Indiana University.
Terry Collins, Head Athletic Trainer, School of Health Sciences

Mr. Terry Collins

Head Athletic Trainer, School of Health Sciences

Carson Center, Room 131
812-488-2091
tc7@evansville.edu

Terry is a Certified Athletic Trainer and a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association. He is state licensed as an athletic trainer in the State of Indiana and a member of the Indiana Athletic Trainers Association. He was a member of the host committee for District 4 of the NATA spring convention when Evansville was the hosting city. He has presented at the NATA National Convention and Symposia. Terry is a 1982 graduate of the University of Evansville and has been at UE as an ATC since 1987.
Troy Coppus, Master of Athletic Training Program Director / Faculty / Athletic Training / School of Health Sciences

Mr. Troy Coppus

Master of Athletic Training Program Director / Faculty / Athletic Training / School of Health Sciences

Graves Hall, Room 224
812-488-2358
tc88@evansville.edu

Troy is in his first year as the Clinical Education Coordinator of the Athletic Training Programs, and his eleventh year overall at the University of Evansville in 2017-18. He was an Assistant Athletic Trainer/Instructor at the University of Evansville previously. Prior to UE, Troy spent a year as Assistant Athletic Trainer/Instructor at the University of North Carolina Asheville. Troy earned his Master of Science in Sport Studies from High Point University and a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Ohio Northern University. He has been a Certified Athletic Trainer since June 2004 and an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist since December 2004.
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Mrs. Susan Laughbaum

Visiting Instructor Clinical Educ Coord Athletic Training

Graves Hall, Room 215
812-488-2414
sl176@evansville.edu

Sue is in her first year as the Undergraduate Clinical Education Coordinator of the Athletic Training Program. She has been adjunct faculty in the School of Health Sciences the past five years. Prior to that, Sue has taught as an athletic trainer at different high schools in the Evansville area and was the first assistant athletic trainer/instructor at UE mainly serving the football, women’s basketball, volleyball, and softball programs from 1991-1999. Sue holds a Master of Science in Athletic Training from Indiana State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education from Concordia University Chicago.
Rachael Alley, Assistant Professor/School of Public Health

Dr. Rachael Alley

Assistant Professor/School of Public Health

812-488-2284
ra124@evansville.edu

Staff

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Mrs. Shannon Bryant

Student Services Specialist, Health Services Administration
sb381@evansville.edu
Graves Hall, Room 217
812-488-3101

Cheryl Shafer, Administrative Assistant, School of Health Sciences

Mrs. Cheryl Shafer

Administrative Assistant, School of Health Sciences
cs315@evansville.edu
Graves Hall, Room 219
812-488-2848

Office Phone:
812-488-1054

Office Email:
jt3@evansville.edu

Office Location:
Room 226, Wallace Graves Hall