Our Athletic Training Team

The athletic training staff at Houston Methodist helps everyone, from student athletes and weekend warriors to elite professionals maintain peak performance while preventing injuries. They also dedicate countless hours every year to sideline and athletic training room coverage, as well as continuing education events, for hundreds of youth and high school teams across the community.


Our dedicated staff looks forward to keeping you and your team in top condition. Please see below for a list of our athletic trainers.

Houston Methodist Hospital

Jace Duke, MBA, LAT, ATC
Scott Tidwell, LAT
Lindsey Ben-Ezra, MBA
Samantha Baker, MS, LAT, ATC
Carina Nasrallah, MS, LAT, ATC
Caitlyn Prescott, LAT, ATC
Lindsey Preston, LAT, ATC
Mayra Reed, MS, LAT, ATC
Dawn Stuckey, M Ed., LAT, ATC
Leanne Wonesh, MS, LAT, ATC
Ivan Burkett, LAT, ATC
Ingrid Castro, MS, LAT
Emery Hill, LAT, ATC
Josh King, M Ed, LAT
Melissa Marek, M Ed, LAT, ATC
Anthony Pineda, MS, M Ed, LAT

Athletic Training Services Dept. Manager
Outreach Coordinator
Community Outreach Program Manager
Outreach Athletic Trainer
Outreach Athletic Trainer
Outreach Athletic Trainer
Outreach Athletic Trainer
Outreach Athletic Trainer
Outreach Athletic Trainer
Outreach Athletic Trainer
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Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital

Jace Duke, MBA, LAT, ATC
Scott Tidwell, LAT
Bryanna Kemp, LAT
Terry King, LAT 

Ha Nguyen, MS, LAT, ATC
Lauryn Pope, MBA, LAT, ATC
Michael Pope, LAT, ATC

Athletic Training Services Dept. Manager
Outreach Coordinator
Outreach Athletic Trainer
Outreach Athletic Trainer

Outreach Athletic Trainer
Outreach Athletic Trainer
Outreach Athletic Trainer

Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital

Jace Duke, MBA, LAT, ATC
Jeff Collins, LAT
David Silva, LAT
Kara Foster, LAT, ATC
Jessica Morales, MS, LAT, ATC
Kristin Salinas, LAT, ATC
Keilia Sumrall, MS, LAT, ATC
Cathy Supak, LAT, ATC 
D'Odric Sykes, LAT, ATC
Dana Tegeler, M ED, LAT, ATC
Jenna Tubbs, LAT, ATC
Johnathan Utsey LAT, ATC
Joseph Parker, MS, LAT, ATC

Athletic Training Services Dept. Manager
Outreach Coordinator
Outreach Coordinator
Outreach Athletic Trainer
Outreach Athletic Trainer
Outreach Athletic Trainer
Outreach Athletic Trainer
Outreach Athletic Trainer
Outreach Athletic Trainer
Outreach Athletic Trainer
Outreach Athletic Trainer
Outreach Athletic Trainer
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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

Bill Wissen, MA, LAT, ATC
David Berrones, MAT, LAT, ATC
Daniel Cook, MS, LAT, ATC
Phil Felton, LAT
Marissa Jones, MS, LAT, ATC
Tyler Nugent, LAT, ATC
Nikki Oldham, MS, LAT, ATC
Brandon Roberts, MS, LAT, ATC
Kenneth Shaw, LAT, ATC
Jordan Bishop, LAT, ATC
Jejuan French, MS, LAT, ATC
DJ Ignacio, MS, LAT, ATC
Melanie Kwok, MAT, LAT, ATC
Bri Maher, LAT, ATC
Chris Overmyer, MAT, LAT, ATC
Izzy Pregozen, LAT, ATC
Courtney Scott, LAT, ATC
Jimmy Kendrick, LAT
Scott Kurtz, LAT, ATC
Soleil Mclaughlin, LAT, ATC
Rebecca Wechter, MS, LAT, ATC 

Manager of Outreach Athletic Training
Outreach Athletic Trainer
Outreach Athletic Trainer
Outreach Athletic Trainer
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Outreach Athletic Trainer
Outreach Athletic Trainer
Resident Athletic Trainer
Resident Athletic Trainer
Resident Athletic Trainer
Resident Athletic Trainer
Resident Athletic Trainer
Resident Athletic Trainer
Resident Athletic Trainer
Resident Athletic Trainer
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Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital

Jace Duke, MBA, LAT, ATC

Scott Tidwell, LAT

Jordan Gonzales, MS, LAT, ATC

Hope Parker, MA, LAT, ATC

David Protasi, MS, LAT, ATC

Jordan Deubner, MS, LAT, ATC

Athletic Training Services Dept. Manager

Outreach Coordinator

Outreach Athletic Trainer

Outreach Athletic Trainer

Outreach Athletic Trainer

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Houston Methodist West Hospital

Jace Duke, MBA, LAT, ATC
Bene Barrera, LAT, ATC
Colleen Akin, LAT, ATC
Evelyn Cantu, LAT
Brittany Loyd, MAT, ATC, LAT
Richard Gregoire, LAT, ATC

Athletic Training Services Dept. Manager
Outreach Coordinator
Outreach Athletic Trainer
Outreach Athletic Trainer
Outreach Athletic Trainer
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Houston Methodist Willowbrook

Dwight Adsit, MBA, LAT, ATC
Keith Jahn, LAT
Jaycee Alvarez, LAT, ATC
DeAndrea Giles, MS, LAT, ATC
Leslie Morris, LAT
Joseph Newman, LAT, ATC
Paula Douglas, MED, LAT
Bridget Bushong, MAT, LAT, ATC
Ashley Enneking, LAT, ATC
Francis Frausto, MAT, LAT, ATC
Jasalyn House, MS, LAT, ATC
Katie Johnson, MAT, LAT, ATC
Kristyn Lawler, LAT, ATC
Ja'Miere Marina, MS, LAT, ATC
Delaney Osborne, MBA, LAT, ATC
Caitlin Pakkala, LAT, ATC
Shaun Reghabi, MS, LAT, ATC
Lani Schwartz, MS, LAT, ATC
Katilin Villanueva, LAT, ATC
Rochelle Abrams, LAT
Emogene Aceto, MHA, M Ed, LAT, ATC
Tila Aytch-Henderson, MS, LAT, ATC
Jessica Bates, MS, LAT, ATC
Anthony Branker, DC, LAT, ATC
Christina Cope, LAT
Susan Davis, MS, LAT, ATC
Amanda Green, LAT, ATC
Shaneka Hampton, MA, LAT, ATC
Todd Matz, LAT, ATC
Samantha McFarlin, LAT
April Perez, MS, LAT, ATC
Natasha Platt, MED, LAT, ATC
Kelly Buckholz Smallbeck, LAT, ATC

Manager of Outreach Athletic Training
Outreach Athletic Training Coordinator
Outreach Athletic Trainer
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Resident Athletic Trainer 
Resident Athletic Trainer
Resident Athletic Trainer 
Resident Athletic Trainer
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Resident Athletic Trainer
Resident Athletic Trainer 
Resident Athletic Trainer
Resident Athletic Trainer
Resident Athletic Trainer
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Houston Methodist Concussion Center

Deidre Duke

Concussion Center Coordinator