Learn from Clinically Trained Professionals

Colby-Sawyer’s athletic training faculty is composed of certified, clinically trained professionals who are passionate about sharing their health care expertise. Small classes and opportunities to participate alongside faculty in New Hampshire IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence projects mean you’ll engage with professors who want to get to know you and care about your goals — they’ll take the time to advise you on academics, internships, careers and graduate school.

  • Jean Eckrich

    Professor, School of Nursing & Health Sciences
    603.526.3448 | jeckrich@colby-sawyer.edu

    Joined the faculty in 1995. Ph.D., Purdue University, Physical Education with concentration in Biomechanics; M.S. University of Wyoming, Physical Education; B.S. University of Delaware, Physical Education with minor in Biology. Certification: ACSM Exercise Physiologist. Professor Eckrich is an expert in the role of exercise in lifelong health, the mechanics and development of human motion, the changing role of women in sports, and appropriate principles and practices for coaches. read more…

  • Christine Reyes

    Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Health Sciences
    603.526.3619 | christine.reyes@colby-sawyer.edu

    Joined the faculty in 2016. Currently completing D.Sc. at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Health Science: Athletic Training; M.A., Azusa Pacific University, Leadership: Leadership Development; B.A., Azusa Pacific University, Athletic Training. Certification: BOC Certified Athletic Trainer. Professional interests include student leadership, peer-mentoring, engagement, professional retention, learning styles, and burnout.

  • Theodore J. Smith

    Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Health Sciences
    603.526.3070 | tjsmith@colby-sawyer.edu

    Joined the faculty in 2005. M.S., Frostburg State University, human performance; B.S. Frostburg State University, physical education with a focus in athletic training. Certification: BOC Certified Athletic Trainer, NSCA-CSCS. Professional interests include injury prevention aspects of athletic training and how they relate to athletic performance and biomechanical adaptation patterns.

  • Kerstin Stoedefalke

    Professor, School of Nursing & Health Sciences
    603.526.3620 | kstoedef@colby-sawyer.edu

    Joined the faculty in 1990. Ph.D. University of Exeter, Medical Sciences; M.S., University of Montana, Exercise Science; B.S., Pennsylvania State University, Biology. Certification: ACSM Exercise Specialist. Professional interests include pediatric exercise science, health promotion, sport nutrition and health and wellness. read more…

Adjunct Faculty

  • Meaghan Powell
  • Mary J. Richardson
  • Beth Swanson