Program Faculty

Douglas Casa, Ph.D., ATC, FACSM, FNATA
Professor, Department of Kinesiology
Professional Athletic Training Program Instructor
Korey Stringer Institute, Chief Executive Officer
B.S., Allegheny College
M.S., University of Florida
Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Craig Denegar, Ph.D., PT, ATC, FNATA
Professor, Department of Kinesiology
B.S., State University of New York College, Health Sciences
M.Ed., University of Virginia, Athletic Training
M.P.T., Slippery Rock College, Physical Therapy
Ph.D, University of Virginia

Lindsay DiStefano, Ph.D., ATC
Department Head, Department of Kinesiology
Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology
Research Associate, Human Performance Laboratory
B.S., Boston University, Athletic Training
M.A., University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Exercise & Sport Science
Ph.D., University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Human Movement Science

Adam Lepley, Ph.D, ATC
Assistant Professor in Residence, Department of Kinesiology
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Program Director, Professional Athletic Training Program
B.S., Grand Valley State University, Athletic Training
M.A., University of Minnesota, Exercise Science
Ph.D., University of Toledo, Kinesiology

Lindsey Lepley, Ph.D, ATC
Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Professional Athletic Training Program Instructor
B.S., Grand Valley State University, Athletic Training
M.Ed., University of Virginia, Athletic Training
Ph.D., University of Michigan, Kinesiology
Post-doctoral fellow, University of Kentucky, Muscle Biology

Stephanie Mazerolle, Ph.D., ATC, FNATA
Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology
Clinical Education Coordinator, Professional Athletic Training Program
Medical Science Advisory Board Member, Korey Stringer Institute
B.S., University of Connecticut, Athletic Training
M.S.Ed., Old Dominion University, Athletic Training
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, Sports Management

Athletic Training Program Graduate and Adjunct Instructors

Kelly Coleman, MS, ATC
Doctoral Student of Exercise Science, Department of Kinesiology
Professional Athletic Training Program Instructor
B.S. University of Connecticut, Athletic Training
M.S. James Madison University, Exercise Science with concentration in Nutrition and Exercise

Catie Dann, MS, ATC
Assistant Athletic Trainer, UConn Women's Soccer
Adjunct Instructor, Department of Kinesiology
Professional Athletic Training Program Instructor
B.S. University of Connecticut, Athletic Training
M.S. George Washington University, Exercise Science

Michael DiStefano, MA, ATC, CSCS, PES
Adjunct Instructor, Department of Kinesiology
Professional Athletic Training Program Instructor
B.S. Lenoir-Rhyne College, Athletic Training
M.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Exercise and Sport Science

Sarah Myers, M.Ed., ATC
Doctoral Student of Exercise Science, Department of Kinesiology
Professional Athletic Training Program Instructor
B.S. University of Connecticut, Athletic Training
M.S. Columbus State University, Health and Physical Education (PK-12)

Emma Zuk, MS, ATC
Doctoral Student of Exercise Science, Department of Kinesiology
Professional Athletic Training Program Instructor
B.S. High Point University, Athletic Training
M.S. University of Connecticut, Exercise Science