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McDaniel College Sports Medicine

Mission Statement

McDaniel College Sports Medicine is dedicated to the prevention, care, and rehabilitation of intercollegiate athletic injuries. Our goal is to provide excellent health care to every McDaniel athlete and when necessary, visiting teams.

About Us

McDaniel College Sports Medicine health care is overseen by Board Certified Orthopedic surgeon Sam Matz, MD, who has been affiliated with the college since 1987. He is one of the partners in Carroll Health Group Orthopedics, a LifeBridge Health Partner where he specializes in knee and shoulder surgery and sports medicine injuries.

McDaniel's staff includes three full-time athletic trainers with more than 40 years of combined experience at the collegiate level as well as two graduate assistant (GA) athletic trainers, who each work for a two-year period while gaining their Masters degree.

Visiting Team Links

Student Athlete Links

Emergency Action Plan


Staff Bios

Athletic Training

Gregg Nibbelink

Head Athletic Trainer

Phone: 410-857-2584

Catharine Behrenshausen

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Phone: 410-386-4658

Zachary Rhoten

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Phone: 410-871-3126

Regan Allsop

Graduate Assistant

Phone: 410-871-3126

Hollyann Wettstein

Graduate Assistant

Phone: 410-871-3126

Dr. Sam Matz

Team Physician