Athletic Training Staff

 

Matt Long - Head Athletic Trainer

Matt Long

Matt Long came to Missouri Valley College in 2013 as the head athletic trainer. Matt graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor's degree in athletic training and kinesiology before performing his graduate assistantship at the University of Missouri. During his time as a graduate assistant at the University of Missouri, Matt provided athletic training services to the University of Missouri football team while obtaining his master's in health education and promotion. Upon graduation, Matt remained at the University of Missouri as member of the athletic training staff and was the primary athletic trainer for the baseball team and supervised the athletic training services provided to the dance and cheerleading teams. Matt has also been an intern athletic trainer with the Carolina Panthers. Matt is responsible for the overall operation of the Missouri Valley College athletic training department and specifically the comprehensive healthcare of the Missouri Valley College football, rodeo, golf, cross country, and track and field teams. Matt also instructs in the Missouri Valley College Division of Health Sciences and was the recipient of the Missouri Valley College Student Government Association Outstanding New Faculty Award for the 2013-2014 academic year. Matt serves as a member of the Missouri Athletic Trainers' Association Honors and Awards Committee and is Vice President of the Heart of America Athletic Conference (HAAC) Athletic Trainers' Association. Under Matt's leadership, The Missouri Valley College athletic training staff was recognized as the 2014-2015 as the HAAC athletic training staff of the year. Matt is a certified athletic trainer and possesses a Missouri athletic training license. Matt currently resides in Marshall.

 

Sierra Fultz - Assistant Athletic Trainer

Sierra Fultz

Sierra graduated Graceland University with a bachelor's degree in athletic training and minors in health and psychology in 2008 before earning her master's of arts in education administration from Lindenwood University in 2010. Sierra was a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Missouri Valley College from 2008 to 2010; providing athletic training services to the women's wrestling team. While Sierra was a graduate assistant, was the host athletic trainer for the Women's Collegiate Wrestling Association National Championships. During the 2011 academic year Sierra was an adjunct instructor and intern athletic trainer at Missouri Valley College and was promoted to a staff athletic trainer and instructor in the Division of Health Sciences in 2012. Sierra completed her education specialist (Ed.S) degree from Lindenwood University in 2015. Sierra has provided athletic training services at the NCAA men's wrestling national championships. Sierra is responsible for the comprehensive healthcare of the men's wrestling, baseball, and tennis teams. Sierra is a certified athletic trainer and possesses a Missouri athletic training license. A native of Atwater, California, Sierra now resides in Slater, Missouri.

 

 

Jake Bellon - Assistant Athletic Trainer

Jake Bellon

Jake Bellon began working as an assistant athletic trainer and instructor in the Division of Health Sciences at Missouri Valley College in 2016. Jake received his bachelor's degree in athletic training with a health minor from Graceland University before becoming a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Fort Hays State University; where he earned his master's degree in sports administration. While at Fort Hays State University Jake was the athletic trainer for the softball, cross country, and track and field teams. After graduating from Fort Hays State University, Jake provided outreach athletic training services to high schools in northwest Colorado. Jake is a practitioner of the Graston® technique and has provided athletic training services to the Special Olympic events. Jake is a certified athletic trainer who possesses a Missouri athletic training license. Jake is charged for the comprehensive health care of the football, men's volleyball, and softball teams at Missouri Valley College. Jake currently resides in Marshall.

 

Richelle Perkins - Assistant Athletic Trainer

Richelle Perkins

Richelle Perkins began working as an assistant athletic trainer and instructor in the Division of Health Sciences at Missouri Valley College in 2016. Richelle received an associate's degree in biology from Moberly Area Community College, a bachelor's degree in Athletic Training with a minor in biology from William Woods University, as well as her master's of education degree (athletic administration emphasis) from William Woods University. Richelle was a member of the William Woods University cross country and track teams for 4 years; where she held the race walk school record. Richelle is a certified athletic trainer, possesses a Missouri athletic training license, and is also a certified lifeguard. Richelle is responsible for the comprehensive health care of the women's volleyball, women's wrestling, women's lacrosse, and cheer teams at Missouri Valley College. Richelle currently resides in Marshall.

 

Vince Fedorowich - Assistant Athletic Trainer

Vince Fedorowich

Vince Fedorowich began working as an assistant athletic trainer and instructor in the Division of Health Sciences at Missouri Valley College in 2016. Vince received his athletic training bachelor's degree from Graceland University before obtaining a master's degree in education (emphasis in athletic training) from Old Dominion University. Since graduate school, Vince has been an athletic trainer with several NHL minor league affiliates across the country. Vince was selected as the Central Hockey League Athletic Trainer of the Year in 2013. Vince is a certified athletic trainer who possesses a Missouri athletic training license. Vince is responsible for providing athletic training services to the men's soccer, women's basketball, and men's lacrosse teams at Missouri Valley College. Vince is originally from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada; but currently resides in Marshall.

 

Zach Glenn - Assistant Athletic Trainer

Zach Glenn

Zach Glenn began working as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Missouri Valley College in 2016. Zach received his bachelor's degree in athletic training and a minor in health from Culver-Stockton College. After graduation, Zach spent time as a high school and collegiate athletic trainer in Indiana and New York before returning to Missouri. Zach is a certified athletic trainer who possesses a Missouri athletic training license. Zach is also certified in the Graston® Technique. Zach provides athletic training services to the women's soccer, men's basketball, and football teams at Missouri Valley College. Zach is originally from Pilot Grove, MO; but currently resides in Marshall.