Robert Sipes came to UW Oshkosh in June 2009 as to be the Athletic Training Education Program Director. He was previously assistant professor and Clinical Coordinator of the Athletic Training Education Program at Eastern Illinois University for 2 years. Dr. Sipes received his undergraduate degree from Judson University in Elgin, IL and his MS in Kinesiology from California State University, Long Beach. He completed his Doctorate of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Illinois State University. He is an certified member in the NATA and is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
Kim joined the athletic training staff in 2008-09 after serving as Head Athletic Trainer at Alfred University (NY) for the past 4 years, and was previously Assistant Athletic Trainer before that. Prior to her time at Alfred, she worked as a Staff Athletic Trainer at Froedtert Sports Medicine Center in Milwaukee. Kim attended Ripon College for 2 years before transferring to Northern Arizona University to major in Health Promotion with a minor in Athletic Training. She received a Master of Science degree in Kinesiology from Indiana University in 2003.
Mr. Wade Peitersen joined UW Oshkosh in August 1999 after serving as Assistant Athletic Trainer at UW Stevens Point for 2 years. Prior to his tenure at Stevens Point, Wade was the Director of Training and Conditioning at Peak Performance Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine in Oshkosh from 1995-97. Mr. Peitersen graduated from UW Oshkosh in 1994 and received a Master’s degree from Western Michigan University in 1995. He is a certified member of the NATA and licensed by the State of Wisconsin.
Mr. John “Jack” Johnsen joined UW Oshkosh in August 2004 after serving as Head Athletic Trainer/Senior Lecturer at Carthage College for the past five years. He was previously with Affiliated Therapies of St. Mary’s in Blue Springs, MO and Calumet Medical Center in Chilton, WI. He is a 1995 graduate of Western Michigan University (MA) and a 1994 graduate of UW Oshkosh (BS). Jack is a certified member of the NATA and NSCA. He is licensed by the State of Wisconsin and an American Red Cross instructor for CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid/CPR/AED, and Sports Safety Training.
Lyndsey Stier joined the UW Oshkosh staff in summer 2005. She completed her MS degree in Exercise Physiology at South Dakota State University where she worked with the women’s volleyball and softball programs and also provided outreach coverage to area high schools. In addition, she served as a teaching assistant with Upper and Lower Extremity Evaluation, Modalities, Rehabilitation, and CPR/First Aid. Ms. Stier previously received her BS degree in Exercise Science/Athletic Training at Winona State University in Winona, MN and is a native of Minnesota.
Jenn Zuberbier is in her second year at UW Oshkosh after a five year stint at St. Norberts College as Assistant Athletic Trainer. Jen is a graduate of Stevens Point, WI and resides in Appleton, WI. She completed her MS in Education Leadership at UW Oshkosh.