Sports Medicine Staff & Information

BECKER COLLEGE SPORTS MEDICINE DEPARTMENT

The Becker College athletic training room located on the lower level of Knight Hall on the Leicester Campus includes therapeutic equipment such as hot and cold whirlpools, ultrasound machines, estim machines, several Game Ready machines and a Normatec.

The athletic training room is 1050 square feet and meets the needs of roughly 300 student-athletes competing on 14 varsity teams.

The sports medicine staff includes three full-time certified athletic trainers and one part-time certified athletic trainer.  In addition, the Athletic Training Room staffs students eligible for federal work-study.  Students interested in completing their internship requirements pertaining to a degree in exercise science and pre-physical therapy are also eligible to do so in the athletic training room. The athletic trainers work closely with medical professionals and the Becker coaching staff to ensure student-athletes receive the best medical care available.

 

SPORTS MEDICINE STAFF

sportsmedicine@becker.edu

Staff

Position

Email

Sport Assignments 

Nicholas Ferrara MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS    

Director of Sports Medicine nicholas.ferrara@becker.edu

Equestrian, Football, Men's & Women's Basketball, Men's & Women's Lacrosse

Kayla Cullerton MS, LAT, ATC Associate Athletic Trainer     kayla.cullerton@becker.edu 

Women's Soccer, Football, Men's Ice Hockey, Softball

Daniel Cordoba Assistant Athletic Trainer daniel.cordoba@becker.edu Field Hockey, Men's Soccer, Volleyball, Women's Ice Hockey, Baseball
Brian Busconi, MD       Team Physician           Chief of Sports Medicine UMass Memorial

 

Becker College Sports Medicine Department

964 Main Street

Leicester, MA 01524

phone 774.354.0490

fax 774.354.0510

 

HOURS OF OPERATION

Knight Hall Athletic Training Room (Aug.-May)

M-F: 10:00 am- 4:00pm for treatments and rehabilitation ONLY.*

Closed 30 minutes after the last practice ends.*

Sat- Sun: Open for practice and competitions ONLY. Treatment and rehabilitation by appointment ONLY.

 

Leicester Gymnasium and Worcester Ice Rink Athletic Training Rooms (Nov.-Mar.)

M-F: Time of the first practice- 30 minutes after the last practice ends.*

(Hours will vary due to winter break schedule)

Sat- Sun: Open for practice and competitions ONLY.  Treatment and rehabilitation by appointment ONLY.

 

*Hours are subject to change at the discretion of the Athletic Trainer.


Becker College Student Health Portal

Click on the Health Portal button below to access

ALL medical forms for Health Services and Athletics can be found here:

 

All medical forms are due by July 15, 2019

 Health Portal FAQs

All student-athletes who plan to participate in varsity sports at Becker College are required to complete the proper medical forms prior to the first practice in order to be eligible.

The annual forms to be completed on the student health portal include:

  • Medical history
  • Assumption of risk
  • Consent to treat
  • Insurance information
  • HIPPA/FERPA
  • ADD/ADHD Medical Exemption^
  • Physical exam*
  • Immunization record

^ If you are taking any mediation for treatment of ADHD/ADD we require you download the supplemental form Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) NCAA POLICY AND MEDICAL EXCEPTIONS NOTIFICATION FORM (FOR ALL STUDENT-ATHLETE AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDER) and bring it to your prescribing physician/health care provider to fill out and have it uploaded to the student health portal.

*All new student-athletes require a physical exam within 6 months from the start of any team-related activity.

 


VISITING TEAM INFORMATION

A certified athletic trainer will be available at all home contests. Physician medical coverage will be provided for all football and ice hockey contests.

Please notify the Becker Sports Medicine Department in advance if your team will be traveling without an athletic trainer.  We will gladly aid in your team’s pre-game needs, however visiting teams must provide their own taping supplies and a taping list.  Modalities such as ultrasound and estim will not be provided unless the visiting athletic trainer travels with your team or provides detailed instruction prior to the visiting team arriving on campus. 

The Becker Sports Medicine team will provide ice, water, cups, splints and crutches at all home contests. An AED will also be on site.

 Visiting Team Letter

 

HOSPITALS

UMass-Medical Center

(508) 334-1000

ER  (508) 334-3511

55 Lake Ave North

   

Worcester, MA

   

 

   

UMass-Medical Center

(508) 334-1000

 ER  (508) 334-6481

119 Belmont Street

   

Worcester, MA

   

 


 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Sports Medicine Policies & Procedures

Sports Medicine Emergency Action Plan

Primary & Secondary Insurance Information

 

Educational Materials

NCAA Banned Substance List

 

NCAA Policies

ADD/ADHD Policy and Procedure

Concussion Fact Sheet

Sickle Cell Fact Sheet

Sickle Cell Trait Testing Policy and Procedure

How to acquire sickle cell test results according to each state

Additional forms for sickle cell test results:

CA PA RI TN VA WA

 

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Athletic Training Room