Athletic Trainers

Updated on Wed, 07/07/2021 - 3:12pm
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Mike Coombs, MS, ATC
Head Athletic Trainer, Horizon High School
michael.coombs@childrenscolorado.org
(720) 972-4507


Emily Gerrald, MS, ATC
Head Athletic Trainer, Legacy High School
emily.gerrald@childrenscolorado.org
(720) 972-6801


Alexis Solomon, LAT, ATC, NRAEMT
Head Athletic Trainer, Mountain Range High School 
Alexis.Solomon@childrenscolorado.org
(720) 972-6431


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Robert Lopez, MAT, ATC
Head Athletic Trainer, Northglenn High School
robert.lopez@childrenscolorado.org
(720) 972-4649

Robert Lopez is an El Paso native who moved to Lubbock, Texas to further his education at Texas Tech University in 2008. He was a student Athletic Trainer for TTU while obtaining his Bachelors of Science in Exercise and Sport Sciences and worked with the football, volleyball, soccer, softball, and track and field teams. After Robert completed his bachelors, he attended Texas Tech University- Health Sciences Center and obtained his Masters of Athletic Training in May of 2015. While in the graduate program, he worked with local high schools, rehabilitation clinics, and at Lubbock Christian University as a Masters of Athletic Training Student. After his master’s, he moved to Houston, Texas to work as an Assistant Athletic Trainer at Rice University for 2 years. There he worked with the football team in the fall and volleyball team in the spring. Robert recently moved to Denver this past February and worked as the Head Athletic Trainer for Denver South High School before joining the Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine Team. He is currently the Head Athletic Trainer at Northglenn High School. He spends most of his free time with his dogs: Tucker, Everette and Kain; site seeing; camping/ hiking; and playing volleyball. Robert is certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification, registered through CO DORA, and licensed by the state of Texas. He is also a member of NATA, SWATA, and RMATA.


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Lemar Hicks, ATC
Head Athletic Trainer, Thornton High School
george.hicks@childrenscolorado.org
(720) 972-2804
Prior to working for Children’s Hospital, Lemar worked as an Athletic Trainer for Colorado Springs School District 11 where he aided all the schools in the district with sports coverage and athletic training room fill-in in the absence of their full-time Athletic Trainer. Originally from Ft. Wayne, IN, Lemar gained his Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from Colorado State University-Pueblo. 


Paul deQuillfeldt, LAT, ATC
Head Athletic Trainer, Pinnacle/Float
paul.dequillfeldt@childrenscolorado.org
(720) 972-6801


Jenny Van Meter, ATC 
Jenny


Secondary School Associate Clinical Manager/ District Athletic Trainer​
jenny.vanmeter@childrenscolorado.org


Jenny graduated from North Dakota State University, in Fargo, ND, with a B.S. degree in Exercise Physiology and minors in health education and nutrition. She has worked in a variety of different healthcare settings, and has found that her passion is working with high school athletes. Jenny believes that partnership between Children’s Hospital Colorado and Adams 12 Five Star Schools has thoroughly enhanced sports medicine for our student-athletes! Jenny and her husband, Doug, are the proud parents of their two sons, Caleb and Colton.

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Dear Adams 12 Athletes and Families, Unfortunately, we will not be able to hold our annual CAPS (Comprehensive Athletic Physicals for Students) preparticipation physicals again in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are strongly recommending all student athletes make appointments with their primary care providers to have their pre-participation examination performed ...

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