Faculty and Staff

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Mr. Jeff Tilly

Undergraduate Athletic Training Program Director, Assistant Professor/Athletic Training/School of Health Sciences

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.
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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.
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Mr. Troy Coppus

Clinical Education Coordinator/Instructor/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 & Conditioning Specialist since December 2004.
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Dr. Kathy Liu

Masters of Science in Athletic Training Program Director, Assistant Professor/Athletic Training and Exercise and Sport Science/School of Health Sciences

Graves Hall, Room 222
812-488-2284
kl154@evansville.edu

Kathy Liu joined the School of Health Sciences in 2012. She teaches Human Anatomy and Physiology. Dr. Liu received her PhD from the University of Delaware in biomechanics and movement sciences, her master’s degree from the University of Northern Colorado in biomechanics and her bachelor’s degree from Washburn University in athletic training. Her research interests include chronic ankle instability, injury prevention of the lower extremities, and musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging in a sports medicine setting.

Staff

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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