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.
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, MSAT Clinical Education Coordinator / Faculty / Athletic Training / School of Health Sciences

Mr. Troy Coppus

MSAT Clinical Education Coordinator / Faculty / Athletic Training / School of Health Sciences

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

Troy has been with the University of Evansville since 2006, previously as an assistant athletic trainer and instructor. Prior to UE, Troy spent a year as assistant athletic trainer and instructor at the University of North Carolina - Asheville. Troy earned his EdD in Kinesiology from the University of North Carolina – Greensboro, a 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.
Front of Olmsted Hall

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.
Rachael Alley, Undergraduate Clinical Education Coordinator / Assistant Professor

Dr. Rachael Alley

Undergraduate Clinical Education Coordinator / Assistant Professor

812-488-2284
ra124@evansville.edu

Staff

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:
812-488-2358

Office Email:
tc88@evansville.edu

Office Location:
Room 224, Wallace Graves Hall