Sports Medicine Team - CHI Health, Omaha, Nebraska (NE)
Brigham BeckerBrigham Becker
Brigham Becker is a certified athletic trainer from Axtell, NE. He received his bachelor’s degree in athletic training and exercise science from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Previously he was an athletic trainer at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte, NE working with North Platte High School and 13 other area schools. Brigham is employed through CHI Health as an athletic trainer at Millard North High School.
Tom BuehlerTom Buehler
Tom Buehler is a certified athletic trainer from Gering, NE. He did his undergraduate work at the University of Nebraska-Kearney. From there he went to Central Methodist University in Fayette, MO where he worked as a graduate assistant and obtained his Master's degree in education. He is currently living in Omaha, working for CHI Health Sports Medicine as an athletic trainer at Millard West High School.
Rachel FallRachel Fall
Rachel Fall is a certified athletic trainer from Arapahoe, CO. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science with an emphasis in Athletic Training from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. She worked for the Shock, a WNBA team in Tulsa for one season between her undergraduate and graduate work. She then worked as a Graduate Assistant at the University of Nebraska Omaha, while obtaining her Master’s degree in Health Education. Currently she practices athletic training at Bellevue West High School, employed by CHI Health Sports Medicine. Rachel resides in Omaha with her husband, Cheikh, who is a coach at Boys Town High School.
Craig Holz
Craig Holz

Craig is beginning his 34th year as an Athletic Trainer at Millard South High School.  Craig retired from teaching physiology and athletic training classes in May 2008.  He received his B.S. in Education from the University of Nebraska-Kearney in 1975 and a M.S. in Athletic Training from Central Missouri State University in 1976.   His wife, Julie, is a retired elementary teacher. His two children are both married and living in the Omaha area and have blessed their parents with 5 grandchildren.
Marcus Hurrington
Marcus Hurrington

Marcus  is a Certified Athletic Trainer for CHI Health Sports Medicine and is the head athletic trainer for Papillion-LaVista High School. Marcus also works with numerous Omaha Metro area events with several high schools.  He received his Bachelors in Natural Science with a concentration in athletic training from Midland Lutheran College in Fremont, Nebraska.  Marcus also received his Masters in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Lisa Moore
Lisa Moore

Lisa is a certified athletic trainer from Omaha, Nebraska. She received her bachelor’s degree in exercise science and finance from Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. She then worked as a graduate assistant at Creighton University and obtained her master’s degree through University of Nebraska at Omaha.  Previously she was an assistant athletic trainer at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.  Lisa recently finished her bachelor of science in nursing and is a Registered Nurse as well as a Certified Athletic Trainer.  Lisa is employed through CHI Health as an athletic trainer at Millard North High School.
Elisha Morris
Elisha Morris

Elisha Morris is a certified athletic trainer from Salina, KS. She received her bachelor’s degree from Wichita State University in Exercise Science and her master’s degree in Sports Medicine from the United States Sports Academy in Alabama. She has spent several years as an athletic trainer and has worked at various levels including amateur, college, and high school. Previously she was working as the head athletic trainer for Breckenridge High School in Minnesota. Elisha is currently employed by CHI Health Sports Medicine as the head athletic trainer for Bennington High School.
Rick NelsonRick Nelson
Rick Nelson is a certified athletic trainer for CHI Health Sports Medicine and is the Head Athletic Trainer at Bellevue East High School. Rick received his Bachelors of Science from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 1995. He worked for the Sports Medicine Center in Omaha from 1996-2001, providing sports medicine coverage for schools in the North Central Nebraska area. For the last 11 years he served as the Director of Sports Medicine for Advance Rehabilitation in the Norwest Georgia area. Rick is also a CPR for the professional rescuer instructor through the American Red Cross. Rick resides in Bellevue with his wife and three children.
Andrew RopersAndrew (AJ) Ropers
Andrew (AJ) Ropers is a certified athletic trainer from Sargent, a small town in central Nebraska. He received his Bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Doane College and a Master’s degree in athletic training from the University of Nebraska Omaha. He previously was an athletic trainer at Bryan Heath in Lincoln NE, working with Lincoln Lutheran and Parkview Christian high schools. Andrew is employed through CHI Health Sports Medicine as an athletic trainer at Omaha North and Omaha Northwest High Schools.
Allison RuhnkeAllison Ruhnke
Allison Ruhnke is a certified athletic trainer from Lindsay, NE. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science with an emphasis in Athletic Training from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. She worked as a Graduate Assistant for the University of Northern Iowa as an athletic trainer for Northern University High School, while obtaining her Master’s in Athletic Training. Previously she worked at Faith Regional Sports Medicine in Norfolk, NE as an athletic trainer for Stanton High School. Allison is currently employed by CHI Health Sports Medicine as the head athletic trainer for both Omaha Mercy High School and Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart.
Deanna Stickney
Deanna Stickney
Deanna graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Sports Medicine and Athletic Training from Missouri State University.  She also holds a bachelor’s degree in secondary education from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.  Currently she teaches and practices athletic training at Millard South High School.  Additionally she is a CPR instructor for the American Red Cross. 
Whitney Vessar
Whitney Vessar

Whitney is a Certified Athletic Trainer for CHI Health Sports Medicine. Whitney works at Elkhorn High School providing coverage for all athletic programs and working with athletes on daily rehabilitation.  Whitney graduated from Missouri Western State University with her B.S. in Health and Exercise Science and the University of Nebraska at Omaha with her M.A. in Athletic Training. 
Katie Voth
Katie Voth

Katie Voth is a certified athletic trainer from Harlan, IA. She received her bachelors degree in Applied Human and Sport Physiology with a coaching endorsement from Wayne State College in 2011. She then graduated with her MA in athletic training from the University of Nebraska Omaha in 2013. Katie is now currently employed through CHI Health Sports Medicine and practices athletic training at Millard West High School in her first position as an ATC. She resides in Omaha with her husband Josh.
Becky Wardlaw
Becky Wardlaw

Becky  is a certified athletic trainer from Beatrice, NE.  Becky received her bachelor’s degree in physical education with an emphasis in athletic training and a minor in psychology from Doane College in Crete, NE.  She then moved to Omaha and graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a master’s in Health, Physical Education and Recreation with a concentration in Athletic Training. Becky is employed through Alegent as the head athletic trainer at Papillion-LaVista South High School.
Stacia WeaverStacia Weaver
Stacia is a Certified Athletic Trainer with CHI Health Sports Medicine.  She serves as assistant athletic trainer at William Jennings Bryan High School, a member of Omaha Public Schools.  She has been certified for thirteen years and has served as Athletic Trainer at both the high school and Division I collegiate levels.  Not only is Stacia an Athletic Trainer but she is a full time teacher for Omaha Public Schools educating high school students interested in pursuing careers in health care.  Stacia also instructs health care providers in Basic Life Support through the American Heart Association.  Stacia holds certifications in Secondary Education Health and History through the Nebraska State Department of Education, Athletic Training through the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification, and is a Licensed Athletic Trainer through the State of Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.  Stacia is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Public Health Administration.