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There are two full-time athletic trainers at Elms College who have extensive experience in the recognition, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. The athletic trainers are certified through the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA), are current in first aid and CPR, and are licensed in the state of Massachusetts.

The athletic trainers work with student athletes to make sure they achieve their athletic potential safely. When a student athlete incurs an injury during an athletic event or practice, an Elms College athletic trainer works with him or her on devising and implementing an individualized plan for return to their sport.

A physician's assistant from New England Orthopedic Surgeons in Springfield visits Elms College every two weeks for on-campus consultations with student-athletes. In addition, Dr. Martin Lesser, medical director of the Elms College Wellness Center, is available for consultation.

Mariann Ingraham, Head Athletic Trainer
Office Phone: (413)-265-2318
Office E-mail:

Mariann Ingraham has worked as head athletic trainer at Elms College since 1994, and has more than 20 years of professional experience in the field. While at Elms College, she has also taught classes in the prevention and care of athletic injuries, basic swimming, swimming for wellness, walking for wellness, volleyball, and lifeguard training. For a period of time, she also served as the assistant swim coach and director of aquatics.

She is certified by the National Athletic Trainers' Association and is a member of the Athletic Trainers of Massachusetts (ATOM). She is also an American Red Cross instructor in sports safety training, lifeguard training, community first aid, CPR for the professional rescuer, disease transmission, oxygen administration, adult, infant, and child CPR, and standard first aid basics.

Mariann graduated from Saint Bonaventure University in 1980 with a bachelor's degree in physical education with a minor in biology.

Morgan Church
Office Phone: (413)-265-2417
Office E-mail: 

Morgan Church began at Elms in January, 2019 after graduating from Lasell College in 2018 with a B.S in Athletic Training.

Church was a four-year member and two-year captain of the women's basketball team at Lasell, and earned second-team all-conference recognition in 2017-18.

As an athletic training student at Lasell, Church worked with various collegiate and high school athletic teams in the region, including stints with Harvard women's soccer, Babson men's soccer, Weston High School, Simmons women's lacrosse, Mount Ida football, and Lasell baseball.

Church is CPA, AED and First Aid certified, and an NATA member.