COMMITTEES & CHAIRS

Annual Meeting

Chair

Sara Pittelkau, MA, LAT, ATC
Athletic Trainer
Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters
vatameeting@gmail.com
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​​Council on Practice Advancement (COPA)

Chair

Lucas Bianco, DAT, LAT, ATC

Prevention Program Manager

BIOKINETIX

VATACOPA@gmail.com

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​Constitution & By-laws

Chair

Emily Evans, EdD, LAT, ATC

Assistant Professor
Clinical Education Coordinator
University of Lynchburg

VATACBL@gmail.com

434-544-8649

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Chairs

Kirk J. Armstrong

Kwadwo Donkor

VATADEIcommittee@gmail.com

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Educational Program Coordinator

Chair

Kim Pritchard, PhD, LAT, ATC

Associate Professor, Division of Athletic Training
Chair, Institutional Review Board
Shenandoah University
kpritch@su.edu

540-545-7376

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Governmental Affairs

Chair

Rose Schmieg
Shenandoah University

rschmieg@su.edu

540-665-5534
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Honors & Awards Chair

Chair

Maegan Daniels, EdD, LAT, ATC
James Madison University
vatahonorsawards@gmail.com

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Historian

Chair

Tim Cocrane, MS, LAT, ATC

Certified Athletic Trainer

National Sports Medicine Institute

historian4vata@gmail.com

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Intercollegiate Sports Medicine Committee

(ICSMC)

Chair

Mike Kotelnicki, MS, LAT, ATC

Shenandoah University

540-545-7370

vataintercollegiate@gmail.com

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Membership

Chair

Katie Grover, MS, LAT, ATC
Athletic Trainer
Prince William County Police Department
vatamembership@gmail.com
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Public Relations

Chair

Lauryn Hunter, MS, ATC

Assistant Athletic Trainer

James Madison University

VATA4PR@gmail.com

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Research

Chair

John Goetschius

Assistant Professor

James Madison University

VATAresearch@gmail.com

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Scholarships

Chair

Ellen Hicks
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Bridgewater College

ehicks@bridgewater.edu

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Secondary School

Chair

Jen Armstrong, MS, LAT, ATC
Athletic Trainer, Physical Education Teacher
E.C.Glass High School
vatassatcchair@gmail.com
724-255-4628

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Student Affairs

Chair

Jenn Cuchna, PhD, MBA, MEd, LAT, ATC

Longwood University Athletic Training Program
vatastudentaffairs@gmail.com
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Third Part Reimbursement

Chair

Brice Snyder

Athletic Trainer, Research Coordinator

Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists

vata.reimbursement@gmail.com

 

Young Professionals 

Chair

Devon Serrano, DAT, LAT, ATC, NREMT, WFS, BCS
Director of Sports Medicine
Sweet Briar College

VATAYP@gmail.com
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