Meet the Staff
Dr. Tina Claiborne, PhD, AT, ATC, CSCS
517-265-5161 ext. 4432
Dr. Tina Claiborne came to Adrian College as the program director of athletic training in Fall 2007. She earned her BS degree in Athletic Training at Ithaca College, and her MS and PhD degrees in clinical kinesiology and biomechanics from The University of Toledo. Prior to coming to Adrian, Tina was the athletic training education program director at the University of Southern Maine. Before becoming an educator, Dr. Claiborne accumulated over eight years as a clinical athletic trainer in private and public high schools, as well as in the orthopedic sports rehabilitation setting. Tina is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist. (see more)
Heather Schuyler, MA, AT, ATC, MT
Associate Professor/Clinical Coordinator
517-265-5161 ext. 4101
Heather Schuyler came to Adrian College as associate professor in Athletic Training in Fall 2008. She earned her BS degree in Athletic Training at Eastern Michigan University, and her MA degree in Exercise Science from the University of South Florida. Prior to coming to Adrian, Heather was an assistant athletic trainer at the University of Tampa where she also taught classes in athletic training. Heather is also a certified massage therapist.
Victor Liberi, MS, AT, ATC, CSCS, STS
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527-265-5161 ext. 5022
Victor Liberi came to Adrian College as associate professor in Athletic Training in Fall 2009. He earned his MS degree in Biomechanics at University of Delaware, Newark. Victor specializes in clinical education, rehab and conditioning of the overhand athlete, biomechanics of soccer heading, airway access in helmeted athletes and male pelvic pain. (see more)
Jamie Fetter, AT, MS, ATC
Head Athletic Trainer
Jamie Fetter began as the head athletic trainer at Adrian in 2004. Before coming to Adrian College, Jamie spent seven years at Tiffin University as the head athletic trainer, overseeing all aspects of the athletic training department. He also taught classes at the University. Jamie earned his master’s degree from Ohio University in 1997 and his bachelor’s degree from Defiance College in 1996. Jamie and his wife Stephanie reside in Adrian and have three children - Tyson, Brook and Trenton.
Dawn Marsh, RN
Director of Student Health Services / Clinical Nurse
Caine Student Center
517-265-5161 ext. 4214
Dawn Marsh has been the Director of Student Health Services since August 2009. She is a registered nurse and attended Northwest State.
Meg Sharp, MS, AT, ATC, CSCS
Meg Sharp is an assistant athletic trainer working primarily with women’s soccer, women’s ice hockey and softball. Prior to joining Adrian College, she worked as an assistant athletic trainer at Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN. Her primary responsibilities were women’s volleyball and women’s tennis.
Meg attended Grand Valley State University and received a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. She continued on to graduate school at Middle Tennessee State University, where she received her Master of Science in Exercise Science.
Dr. J. Michael Maxwell
Team Physician / Medical Director of Athletic Training
Dr. J. Michael Maxwell is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with a practice in Adrian. He serves patients in Adrian and surrounding communities. He opened his practice in Adrian in 1987. Dr. Maxwell did his undergraduate work at Tulane University and received his M.D. from the University of Arkansas. He did his orthopedic residency at the University of Texas. His practice includes sports medicine, treating diabetic and peripheral neuropathy and other peripheral nerve disorders; rotator cuff tears, shoulder and knee injuries and arthroscopic surgeries; joint replacements; treating carpal tunnel syndrome. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Practice Management Committee and is the team physician for Adrian College.
Dr. Kevin Darr
Dr. Kevin Darr earned his PhD from the University of Wisconsin. He specializes in skeletal muscle physiology and exercise.
Kathy Conway is a member of the Michigan Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (MAHPERD); the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD); the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and the International Dance Exercise Association(IDEA).
Jim Nicknair, MS, AT, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Jim Nicknair is an assistant athletic trainer at Adrian College. The Glenburn, ME native earned his bachelor’s degree in athletic training from The University of Southern Maine in 2011 and his master’s degree in athletic training from Ohio University in 2013. While at Ohio University, Jim was a graduate assistant working as the head athletic trainer at Belpre High School in Belpre, OH for two years. Jim’s sport assignments include women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s golf, men’s ice hockey and baseball.
Matt Salmen, MS, AT, ATC
Matt Salmen began his first year at Adrian College as an athletic training intern in 2013. Hailing from Minnesota, Salmen earned a Bachelor of Athletic Training degree from Minnesota State University, Mankato in 2012.
Matt worked as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Austin Peay State University while earning a Master of Science in Health and Human Performance. He also worked as a certified athletic trainer at Rossview High School as a part of Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance in Clarksville, TN.
Matt works with men’s soccer, cross country, women’s hockey and synchronized skating.
Dr. Monica McCullough
Dr. Monica McCullough came to Adrian College as an assistant professor in exercise science in Fall 2013. Dr. McCullough earned her BS and PhD degrees in Biological Sciences from Western Michigan University. Her area of research interest is to determine how neurotropic factors are regulated within the neuromuscular system.