Faculty and Staff

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

Mr. Jeff Tilly

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

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

Jeff was the undergraduate athletic training education program director since 2003 but now oversees the Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) program. His responsibilities include the day-to-day management of the program standards set by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Jeff previously served as an assistant athletic trainer for the UE men’s and women’s soccer program as well as the men’s basketball team from 1996-2002. Jeff holds a Master of Exercise and Sport Science from the University of Florida and Bachelor of Science in kinesiology from Indiana University.
Erik Brown, Clinical Assistant Professor of Health Sciences

Mr. Erik Brown, MS, LAT, ATC, CES, PES

Clinical Assistant Professor of Health Sciences

Graves Hall, Room 224
812-488-2202
eb246@evansville.edu

Erik currently serves as the Graduate Athletic Training Clinical Education Coordinator in the School of Health Sciences. He previously worked as an Assistant Athletic Trainer/Instructor at UE since 2017, working primarily with men’s basketball. Prior to UE, Erik spent time at Wheeling Jesuit University, University of Mount Union, West Virginia Wesleyan, University of Charleston, and the Baltimore Orioles Organization. Erik also has spent time working with the NBPA Top 100 camp and the Maccabi games in Israel.

He earned a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Athletic Training from DePauw University in 2006 and a Master’s in Kinesiology from Indiana University in 2008 where he served as a graduate assistant for 2 years. In 2016, he finished a Masters in Sport Management with an emphasis in Intercollegiate Athletics from California University of Pennsylvania. Erik is continuing to work on his dissertation for his Doctorate of Health Science from the University of Indianapolis. His current areas of interest are mental health, leadership, organization, and administration.
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.
Hyunjae Jeon, Professor/School of Health Sciences

Dr. Hyunjae Jeon

Professor/School of Health Sciences

Graves Hall, Room 222
812-488-2284
hj52@evansville.edu

Susan Laughbaum, Program Director for Undergraduate Athletic Training

Mrs. Susan Laughbaum

Program Director for Undergraduate 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.

Staff

Erin Obenchain, Administrative Assistant, School of Health Sciences

Mrs. Erin Obenchain

Administrative Assistant, School of Health Sciences
em48@evansville.edu
Graves Hall, Room 219
812-488-2848

Cheryl Shafer, Graduate Studies Specialist, School of Health Sciences

Mrs. Cheryl Shafer

Graduate Studies Specialist, School of Health Sciences
cs315@evansville.edu
Graves Hall, Room 217
812-488-3101

Office Phone:
812-488-2358

Office Email:
jt3@evansville.edu

Office Location:
Room 224, Wallace Graves Hall